ERIC Number: ED395849
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Art Tells a Story. Museum by Mail. Classroom Guide.
This kit looks at 10 works of art from ancient to modern times and explores their myths, histories, artistic styles, and stories about art and artists. The kit includes goals and background information, 10 slides with slide presentation, art and writing activities, 5 laminated reproductions, and a bibliography. Activities are related to the 10 images: (1) "Hydria" (Psiax); (2) "St. George and the Dragon" (Claude Lorrain); (3) "Louis XVI Saying Farewell to His Family" (Mather Brown); (4) "Hairdresser's Window" (John Sloan); (5) "The Young Lady With a Shiner" (Norman Rockwell): (6) "Sunbather" (Duane Hanson); (7) "The Painter" (Pablo Picasso); (8) "SHE-BA" (Romare Bearden); (9) "The Lawrence Tree" (Georgia O'Keeffe); and (10) "Apparition of Face and Fruit Dish on a Beach" (Salvador Dali). (MM)
Descriptors: Art, Art Criticism, Art Education, Art History, Artists, Elementary Secondary Education
Wadsworth Atheneum, Martin Office of Museum Education, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 ($25 per kit).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT.
Identifiers: Wadsworth Athenaeum CT
Note: Kit includes 10 slides and 5 laminated reproductions.