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This sculpture of Ganesha, Hinduism's Lord of Beginnings and Remover of Obstacles, posed mid-dance, is sure to amuse with his oversized elephant head and rotund belly. This teaching packet includes...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Dancing Ganesha</em>
This sculpture of Ganesha, Hinduism's Lord of Beginnings and Remover of Obstacles, posed mid-dance, is sure to amuse with his oversized elephant head and rotund belly. Includes classroom applications.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Dancing Ganesha</em>
This teaching manual was produced to assist teachers in maximizing their educational experience with the exhibition Art Inside Out: Exploring Art and Culture through Time which encouraged viewers to...
Teacher Manual: Art Inside Out: Exploring Art and Culture through Time
This suit of ceremonial armor includes more than 22 pieces that could be mixed for parade and sporting tournaments. Students will learn about the production and functions of armor and about the role...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Three-Quarter Armor</em>
Caillebotte Urban Expressionist. This Art Institute of Chicago produced video profiles the life and art of Gustave Caillebotte.
Video: Caillebotte Urban Expressionist
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet C. K. Williams, Princeton University, comments on the Art Institute's 360 degrees: Art beyond Borders theme and reads some of his most recent poems. Williams has authored...
Audio Lecture: Reading and Commentary: Art and Literature
Curator Kathleen Bickford Berzock traces the history of African Art at the museum from the 1920s to the present,
introducing the new installation opening spring 2011.
Audio Lecture: Changing Face, Changing Place—A History of African Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
Painter Joyce Owens grew up in a culturally diverse neighborhood; her strong African American roots were infused with Jewish culture. Responding to the secular theme of Marc Chagall's The Circus...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Joyce Owens Connects with Marc Chagall
Malcolm Baker, University of California, examines the relationship between original and copy in portrait art, where replication is sometimes a virtue of technique.
Audio Lecture: Multiple Heads: Replication, Repetition, and the Portrait Bust
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