Additional Resources

Teaching Materials Abstract Painting Demonstration Video Kandinsky: The Path to Abstraction  Meet the Cyborg Teaching Musicians How to Play Color, Not Sheet Music  Books Concerning the Spiritual in Art– Wassily Kandinsky The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse– Eric Carle The Blue Rider: The Yellow Cow Sees the World in Blue- Doris Kutschbach The Noisy Paint… Read on

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Uncommon Folk Resources

Internet Resources American Folk Art Museum  Folk Art Society of America Folk Life Archive From Windmills to Whirligigs Possum Trot Roadside Art Online: Environments  Sculpture Background   Literature Resources American Folk Art for Kids by Richard Panchyk  Art from Her Heart: Folk Artist Clementine Hunter by Kathy Whitehead and Shane W. Evans Fish Eyes by… Read on

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Historical Connections

Study the relationships between the human forms in the Sully exhibition and the natural worlds in the landscapes from the Museum’s Collection in Gallery 15. What techniques did the artists use to convey ideas? How does the subject matter reflect the activities of the nation at the time? Examine the painting View of Harper’s Ferry… Read on

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