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

Norman 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 Adams quotes Smithsonian on Adams use of black & white 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 documentary on Adams youTube video Adams discussing visualizing a photograph …

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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: Martorell 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 …

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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 Harvest Talk artwork resource packet by the Art Institute of Chicago 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 …

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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 overview You won’t find any books specifically on Doris Lee at the Downers Grove library. Presentation: Lee presentation Doris Lee teacher handout Prezi: Lee prezi Art Project Ideas: Lee art apron project …

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Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas “The Dancing Class” 2nd Grade Information: Artstory.org Degas wiki Degas Degas at the Art Institute of Chicago 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 …

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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 National Gallery of Art video on Hopper PBS video on Hopper You may also check out children’s books about Edward …

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Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright “Falling Water” 3rd Grade Information: Wright wikipedia Fallingwater wikipedia About Frank Lloyd Wright – from the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Biography of Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright’s work in Chicago About Fallingwater Fallingwater video Frank Lloyd Wright at the Art Institute of Chicago Children’s books about Frank Lloyd Wright are available …

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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 Bellows at the Art Institute of Chicago Art Institute of Chicago artwork resource packet on “Love of Winter” Presentation: Bellows presentation & Bellows prezi Bellows teacher handout Art Project Ideas: Ice skating scene art project Cute ice skating rink box Cute ice …

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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 Seurat at the Art Institute of Chicago Biography video about La Grande Jatte Seurat pointillism (youtube) Artrageous – Get to the Point (youtube) Presentation: Seurat presentation Note: There is a print of Seurat’s “Sunday Afternoon on …

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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

Grant Wood “American Gothic” First Grade   Information: wiki Grant Wood Art Institute of Chicago: Grant Wood Grant Wood in 60 seconds (video) Smarthistory discussion of American Gothic (video) Presentation: Grant Wood prezi (leading into mural art project) Teacher handout: Grant Wood teacher handout Partners in Art Year-End Summary handout Art project ideas: American Gothic …

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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: Umbrellas in Perspective Notes: Notes …

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Gustave Klimt

Gustave Klimt “The Kiss” 6th Grade Information: wiki Klimt gustave-klimt.com Check out our local library or the Hillcrest LRC. Presentation: Klimt Prezi & Presentation (~ 10-15 minutes) Klimt teacher handout Art Project Ideas: from afaithfullattempt.blogspot.com  Klimt art project (~ 40 minutes) Collaborative murals:  We have “The Kiss” and “Tree of Life” paintings.  Murals turn out beautifully and can be …

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