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Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the painting Saint George Killing the Dragon by Bernat Martorell. Includes information about...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Saint George Killing the Dragon</em> by Bernat Martorell
Stories shape our knowledge and understanding of the world we live in. Telling stories helps all of us to understand who we are and what we believe. For visual artists the challenge is to tell a...
Teacher Manual: Telling Images: Stories in Art
This self-guide was created to supplement a visit to view Medieval and Renaissance Art at the Art Institute. Guide includes informational text and activities for five artworks in the museum. Please...
Museum Guide: Self-Guide: Medieval and Renaissance Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
The authorship of the magnificent Spanish-school Saint John in the Wilderness has long been a subject of debate. The painting entered the Art Institute of Chicago collection in 1957 as a...
Audio Lecture: Technical Study of Saint John in the Wilderness
In some of his work, Goya produced large oil paintings of Spanish people of all ages engaged in their favorite activities. In this picture, Goya portrays and elegantly dressed young boy riding a ram...
Activity: <em>Boy on a Ram</em>
Explore the fundamentals of the social studies curriculum through works in the Art Institute's collection. This packet can be used to teach across the curriculum; strengthening children's...
Teacher Manual: Self, Family, and Community
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Art Institute's acquisition of this masterpiece by El Greco, art historian Richard Mann tells the exciting story of the painting's commission, its stylistic...
Audio Lecture: El Greco's <em>Assumption of the Virgin</em>
This painting features the famous medieval legend of Saint George, who saved a princess about to be sacrificed to the dragon threatening her father's kingdom. This teaching packet includes an essay,...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Saint George Killing the Dragon</em> by Bernat Martorell
Mother and Child offers a sense of security that exists in a loving family relationship. The figures have large, solid bodies that may remind the viewer of classical sculptures rather than...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Mother and Child</em> by Pablo Picasso
Torero Avant la Course, pl. 18

Lithograph in black ink, hand-colored with brush and watercolor, selectively heightened with gum arabic, on cream wove paper; printed by Janet-...
2. <em>Galerie Royale de Costumes: costumes espagnols</em>. Paris: Aubert &amp; Cie, [185?].
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