ERIC Number: ED390745
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Materials and Techniques of Art: A Resource Kit.
J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY.
This classroom resource kit contains a presentation for 12 slides representing artworks found in the permanent collection of the J. B. Speed Art Museum (Kentucky), a teacher's manual, and an evaluation sheet. The printed document provides critical insight into the artworks and their historical era by investigating the materials and technical considerations of their creation. Topics and slides presented are: (1) "About Red-Figured Greek Vases" (Calyx Krater); (2) "About Limestone and Stonemason's Disease" (The Falconer); (3) "About Tapestry Weaving" (The Prodigal Son); (4) "About Oil on Panel and Rembrandt's Painting Techniques" (Portrait of a Woman); (5) "About Stained Glass Window Techniques" (Parc Abbey Windows); (6) "About Catlinite" (Pipe); (7) "About Impasto Technique" (Crepuscle); (8) "About Stain Painting Technique" (Situation); (9) "About Found Object Artwork" (New Figuration); and (10) "About Ceramics and Clay Sculpture" (Awakened Man). Reference sheets, given in the manual, discuss the featured topics and artworks, provide background information about the artist or artistic period, and offer sample questions for initiating classroom discussion. The manual also includes a "Preface"; "Questioning Strategies"; a "Glossary"; a "List of Slides"; and a "Bibliography." (MM)
Descriptors: Art, Art Criticism, Art Education, Art History, Art Materials, Art Products, Artists, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Questioning Techniques
J. B. Speed Art Museum, P.O. Box 2600, Louisville, KY 40201-2650 ($25 per packet/$28 if mailed; slides also available).
Publication Type: Non-Print Media; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Gheens Foundation, Inc., Louisville, KY.
Authoring Institution: J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky (Louisville)