Interpretive Resource

Artwork and Artist Information: <em>The Rock</em> by Peter Blume

Artwork and Artist Information: The Rock by Peter Blume

Looming in the center of the painting is a monumental rock, fractured yet enduring, a powerful symbol of humanity's tenacity and capacity to survive. Men and women struggle to go on living and rebuilding in this postwar scene of destruction. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.

20th century, American, architecture, painting, war, work


Fine Arts, Language Arts, Social Science/History
Elementary, High School, Middle School
Art from Many Places, Art Traditions of the United States, Learning about America through Art

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