Resources tagged gods/goddesses

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Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the artwork Statue of a Standing Vishnu which was created in 16th century India. Includes...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Statue of a Standing Vishnu</em>
This sculptural fragment depicts Xilonen, the youthful Aztec (Mexica) goddess of new maize. The many existing carvings of Xilonen suggest her importance in Aztec culture as one of three female maize...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Head of Xilonen, Goddess of Young Maize</em>
The Art Institute’s figure of Shukongojin, with his demon-like body, flaring eyes, and mouth stretched in a scream, might have originally terrified an oncoming visitor to the temple he guarded, but...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Shukongojin</em>
Find out more about the compassionate and loving Buddhist goddess Tara. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.
Introduction:
In this painted, wooden sculpture, the...
Family Activity: Loving Tara
Cecilia Edefalk (b. Sweden, 1954) is a painter of deeply concentrated, expressively oblique images. The artist exhibits comparatively few paintings; they always center on a single motif and are...
focus: Cecilia Edefalk, "Double White Venus"

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