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Monet used loose, quick brushstrokes to depict the movement of the crowd and the smoke billowing from the cteam engine. To capture such a moment according to some, Monet asked engineers to load the...
Activity: <em>Arrival of the Normandy Train, Gare Saint-Lazare</em>
Hiroshige kept a picture diary of his journey between the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, which was 292 miles in length and took about 12 days to walk. This print represents one of the places he stopped...
Activity: <em>Branch Road, Main Street, Totsuka</em>
A brief essay focusing on Branch Road at Motomachi, Totsuka. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Branch Road at Motomachi, Totsuka</em> by Hiroshige
Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the painting Train Station by Walter Ellison. Includes information about the artist,...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Train Station</em> by Walter Ellison
This screen portrays a ship arriving in Japan from Portugal with European merchants in pantaloons and broad-brimmed hats bearing exotic products. The Japanese, in long, flowing patterned robes and...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Southern Barbarians (Namban byobu)</em>
This abstract painting evokes the excitement of the first space flights in the 1960s and 1970s. Inspired by the Apollo missions, Thomas's thickly painted patches of vivid color against a white ground...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Starry Night and the Astronauts</em> by Alma Thomas
Walter Ellison portrayed a train station in his native Georgia and commented on the racial climate in the United States in the 1930s. White Southerners board trains for vacation destinations, while...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Train Station</em> by Walter Ellison
Erin Hogan, art historian and Director of Public Affairs at the Art Institute of Chicago, introduces her new book Spiral Jetta: A Road Trip through the Land Art of the American West. Driving...
Audio Lecture: <em>Spiral Jetta</em> by Erin Hogan
The Byzantine Empire formed a link between the vital cultures of the Silk Road and the classical traditions of the West. Cultural diversity and great wealth created a rich artistic mixture. Robert...
Audio Lecture: Byzantium and Points East
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