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Examine eight images of Mexican Art from ancient times to the present from The Art Institute of Chicago's collection. The art of Mexico is a starting point for exploring Mexican cultural history....
Teacher Manual: Mexicanidad
Students explore geometric properties and relationships in a two-dimensional work of art. They first search for and identify polygons in a Cubist painting and then use polygons...
Lesson Plan: Finding Polygons in Cubist Art
While living in the small town of Vallauris on the southern coast of France, Spanish artist Pablo Picasso encountered a young woman named Sylvette David. Her stunning features fascinated Picasso so...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Portrait of Sylvette David</em> by Pablo Picasso
Christa Clarke, Neward Museum, considers the influence of modernism in shaping Western perceptions of African art.
Audio Lecture: African Art and the Modernist Eye
While living in Paris, the muralist and activist Diego Rivera illustrated this Russian book with Cubist-inspired lithographs; he would later visit Leon Trotsky during his exile in Mexico.
Turning the Pages: Diego Rivera (Mexican, 1886-1957), <em>An Account of the Life of One Nadienka and of Certain Revelations She Had</em>, 1916
Kazimir Malevich put a Cubist and Neoprimitive spin on Russian Futurist books from 1912 to 1914. This one illustrates a poem on the exploits of the devil attempting to trap sinners via the title...
Turning the Pages: Kazimir Malevich (Russian, Born Ukraine, 1878-1935), <em>A Game in Hell: A Poem</em> (<em>Igra v adu</em>), 1914
Art historian Susan Fillin-Yeh explores the complex relationship between modern photographic processes and painting in the work of Charles Sheeler.
Audio Lecture: Sheeler &amp; the Machine Age
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