Artists

Ansel Adams

George Bellows

Gustave Caillebotte

Mary Cassatt

Paul Cezanne

Marc Chagall

Salvador Dali

Leonardo DaVinci

Edgar Degas

Walter Ellison

Greek Urn

Winslow Homer

Edward Hopper

Frida Kahlo

Paul Klee

Gustave Klimt

Doris Lee

Rene Magritte

Kerry James Marshall

Bernardo Martorell

Henri Matisse

Michelangelo

Joan Miro

Tosa Mitsuoki

Amedeo Modigliani

Claude Monet

Grandma Moses

Alphonse Mucha

Mummy Case

Georgia O’Keeffe

Pablo Picasso

Jackson Pollock

Normal Rockwell

Georges Seurat

Suit of Armor

T’Ang Horse

Van Gogh

Andy Warhol

James NcNeill Whistler

Charles White

Grant Wood

Frank Lloyd Wright

Alphonse Mucha

  Alphonse Mucha “La Plume” 5th Grade Information: wiki Mucha Mucha Foundation You may also check out children’s books about Alphonse Mucha from the Downers Grove library or the Hillcrest LRC. Presentation: Mucha Prezi  & Presentation Art Project Ideas: Mucha tile art project Art Nouveau trees (these are inspired by Klimt, but still Art Nouveau) Notes: Notes …

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Amedeo Modigliani

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Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol “Four Marilyns” 6th Grade Information: wiki Andy Warhol Biography.com info on Warhol, including a short video that could be shown in class PBS American Masters info Warhol documentary film on youtube Part 1  Part 2 (this is extensive and I believe this is the PBS American Masters documentary) New Yorker article on Warhol Economist …

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Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams “Snow Covered Orchard” 6th Grade Information: wiki Adams ansel-adams.org Adams quotes Smithsonian on Adams use of black & white San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – Ansel Adams video on Adams discussing the environment and climbing in Yosemite video discussion of Adams work in Japanese internment camp youTube American Experience documentary (long) youTube BBC …

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Bernardo Martorell

Bernardo Martorell – “Saint George Killing the Dragon” Kindergarten   Information: wiki Martorell Art Institute of Chicago Teaching Packet Presentation: Martorell presentation & Martorell prezi Teacher Handout: Bartorell handout Art Project Ideas: St. George reenactment play (no art, actually) Katelyn Whoriskey’s dragon spoon Alphamom.com dragon mask Activityvillage.co.uk dragon puppet Krokotak.com dancing dragon (you will need to translate page, …

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Charles White

Charles White “Harvest Talk” 3rd Grade Information: biography on White Images of Dignity Art Institute of Chicago: Harvest Talk Interview with White Informative video including White Historic Films video about White Short youtube video on White (might be nice to show during presentation) Unfortunately, as of now, there are no books on Charles White at the …

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Claude Monet

Claude Monet “Poplars” series 4th Grade- February   Information: wiki Monet wikiQuote Monet Artstory.org Monet Claude-monet.com Claudemonetgallery.org Biography.com video on Monet – you decide if you want to show in class PBS documentary on French Impressionists Video footage of Monet himself! – may be really neat to show in class Monet at the Art Inst. of Chicago You may …

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Doris Lee

Doris Lee “Thanksgiving” Kindergarten   Information: wiki Lee NY Times article on Lee Art Institute of Chicago: Lee Art Institute of Chicago: Thanksgiving handout You won’t find any books specifically on Doris Lee at the Downers Grove library. Presentation: Lee presentation Prezi: Lee prezi Art Project Ideas: Lee art apron project Notes from Previous Presentations <–(please …

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Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas “The Dancing Class” 2nd Grade Information: Artstory.org Degas wiki Degas Degas and his Dancers (Smithsonian article) Degas Guardian article Degas documentary video You may also check out children’s books about Edgar Degas from the Downers Grove library or the Hillcrest LRC. Presentation: Degas presentation & Degas prezi Ulyana Lupatkina dancing Dying Swan (beautiful video to show kids …

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Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper “Nighthawks” 2nd Grade Information: EdwardHopper.net wiki Edward Hopper Smithsonian scrapbook Hopper Smithsonian article Hopper Guardian article on Hopper New Yorker article on Hopper Hopper at the Art Institute of Chicago Video discussion of Nighthawks Art Babble video on Hopper PBS video on Hopper You may also check out children’s books about Edward Hopper from …

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Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright “Falling Water” 3rd Grade Information: Presentation: Wright presentation Prezi: Wright prezi Galinda’s powerpoint presentation (no script) Art Project Ideas:   Notes: Notes from Previous Presentations Photos: Photos from Previous Presentations Recommendations: The presentation should not take more than 15 minutes.  Allow students at least 45 minutes to do the art project.  Asking …

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Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo “Self Portrait” 5th Grade Information: wiki Frida Kahlo Smithsonian article on Frida New Yorker article on Frida Guardian article on Frida Youtube documentary (long) A shorter video that might work to show in class You may also check out children’s books about Frida Kahlo from the Downers Grove library or the Hillcrest LRC. …

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George Bellows

George Bellows – “Love of Winter” Kindergarten Information: wiki Bellows New Yorker article on Bellows Presentation: Bellows presentation & Bellows prezi Art Project Ideas: Ice skating scene art project Cute ice skating rink box Notes: Notes from Previous Presentations Please contribute your comments, helpful suggestions, websites, presentations, art project ideas to the above link.  The kids and …

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Georges Seurat

Georges Seurat – “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of Grande Jatte” Kindergarten   Information: wiki Seurat georgesseurat.org theartstory.org Seurat Biography video about La Grande Jatte Seurat pointillism (youtube) Artrageous – Get to the Point (youtube) Presentation: Seurat presentation Prezi: Seurat prezi Seurat prezi by Rachel Neustadt Art with Mati & Dada – Seurat (this video …

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Georgia O’Keeffe

  Georgia O’Keeffee “Cow’s Skull with Calico Roses” 3rd Grade Information: wiki O’Keeffe wikiQuote O’Keeffe Artstory.org O’Keeffe Biography.com video on O’Keeffe – you decide if you want to show in class “Georgia O’Keeffe talks about her life” videos:  Part 1 (discussion of skulls, might be nice to show in class), Part2, Part3.  These videos appear to be from a …

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Grandma Moses

Grandma Moses “A Beautiful World” First Grade   Information: wiki Grandma Moses biography Galerie St. Etienne Grandma Moses biography Youtube footage of Grandma Moses (it’s up to you if you want to show a clip of this in class – the kids will find it interesting to see the real Grandma Moses) Resource books include “Grandma …

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Grant Wood

    Please contact Maria Brummel or Rebecca Hardman if you are interested in doing a collaborative mural for this presentation.  We have one for American Gothic.  Murals turn out beautifully and can be hung anywhere throughout the school.  You can get the sheets printed professionally (try Maximum Printing and Graphics in downtown DG – …

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Greek Urn

Greek Urn 6th Grade Information: Greek pottery painting Greek Pottery Figure Techniques Presentation: Greek Urn presentation Greek Art video Prezi: Greek Urn prezi Greek Urn powerpoint Art Project Ideas: Urn on constuction paper Notes: Notes from Previous Presentations Photos: Photos from Previous Presentations

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Gustave Caillebotte

Gustave Caillebotte – “A Rainy Day in Paris” Kindergarten Information: wiki Caillebotte gustavcaillebotte.org nytimes.com article on Caillebotte npr.org article on Caillebotte Art Inst. of Chicago – Caillibotte Presentation: Caillebotte presentation Prezi: Caillebotte prezi Caillebotte prezi by Rachel Neustadt Teacher Handouts: Caillebotte handout Partners in Art Year-End Summary Handout Art Project Ideas: Notes: Notes from previous presentations …

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Gustave Klimt

Gustave Klimt “The Kiss” 6th Grade Information: wiki Klimt gustave-klimt.com You may also check out children’s books about Klimt from the Downers Grove library or the Hillcrest LRC. Presentation: Klimt Prezi & Presentation Klimt teacher handout Art Project Ideas: from afaithfullattempt.blogspot.com  Klimt art project Please contact Maria Brummel or Rebecca Hardman if you are interested in doing …

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