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Visual Arts +2 Age Level Middle School (13 to 15 years old)

In this collection, students will explore  artists from modern and contemporary eras. Students will choose one artist to learn more about using the links provided. Students will research the history in connection with the chosen artist and describe their work. Students will then create 4 trading cards about their chosen artists, with images in the style of the artist. 

Collection includes artwork by the following artists: El Anatsui, Andy Warhol, Dorothea Lange, Monet, Helen Frankenthaler, Mark Rothko, Nick Cave, Yinka Shonibare, Wayne Thiebaud, Mary Cassat, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Mies van der Rohe, Kehinde Willey, Amy Sherald, Ansel Adams, Ran Hwang, Julie Mehretu, Sarah Sze, Rusell Crotty, Jasper Johns, Romare Bearden, Frank Lloyd Wright, Mondrian, Seurat,  Calder, Donald Judd,  Sol Lewitt, and Roy Lichtenstien.

This collection was created for the "Smithsonian Learning Lab, Focus on Global Arts and Humanities" session at the 2019 New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA) Arts Integration Leadership Institute. 

Keywords: art history, trading cards, modern, contemporary,

Untitled

National Museum of African Art

Untitled, alternate view 1

National Museum of African Art

Untitled, alternate view 2

National Museum of African Art

Untitled

National Museum of African Art

37c Andy Warhol single

National Postal Museum

Andy Warhol Self-Portrait

National Portrait Gallery

Flowers

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Marilyn Monroe

National Portrait Gallery

Marilyn Monroe

National Portrait Gallery

"Migrant Mother," by Dorothea Lange

National Museum of American History

Dorothea Lange

National Portrait Gallery

Still life class

Archives of American Art

Old Church at Giverny

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Boats on the Lake of Garda

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Basque Beach

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Helen Frankenthaler

National Portrait Gallery

Untitled

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Abstraction (poster)

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Summer Scene: Provincetown

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Number 24

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Blue, Orange, Red

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Lavender and Mulberry

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Mark Rothko

National Portrait Gallery

Soundsuit

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Soundsuit

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

The Age of Enlightenment--Antoine Lavoisier

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Wind Sculpture VII

National Museum of African Art

19th Century Kid (Queen Victoria)

National Museum of African Art

Down Eighteenth Street

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Hot Cakes, Banana Splits, Deer Heads

Archives of American Art

French Pastries

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Girl with Ice Cream Cone

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

San Francisco West Side Ridge

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Blue Vendor

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Sara in a Green Bonnet

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Young Girl Reading (Jeune Fille Lisant)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Young Girl in Blue (La Petite Fille En Bleu)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Composition (from the Fourth Bauhaus Portfolio)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Composition, from "Kleine

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Triple Monument [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Sight at St. Germain [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Cat and Bird [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Barcelona (Model MR 90) Chair

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

President Barack Obama

National Portrait Gallery

Saint John The Baptist

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Grand Dame Queenie

National Museum of African American History and Culture

First Lady Michelle Obama

National Portrait Gallery

Ansel Adams

National Portrait Gallery

Grass and Burned Stump

National Museum of American History

White Branch, Monolake, California

National Museum of American History

Mt. Williamson from Manzanar, California

National Museum of American History

Local Calm

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Artist Sarah Sze

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Leo Castelli - Jasper Johns

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Dayton's Gallery 12 "False Start 1"

Smithsonian American Art Museum

0 through 9

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

0 through 9

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Romare Bearden

National Portrait Gallery

Family

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Out Chorus

Anacostia Community Museum

Empress of the Blues

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Spring Way

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Frank Lloyd Wright

National Portrait Gallery

Usonian

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

32c Robie House single

National Postal Museum

Side chair

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Taliesin Line: Design 107

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Composition with Blue and Yellow (Composition Bleu-Jaune)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Composition No. 11A

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Alexander Calder

Archives of American Art

The U.S.A. mobile by Calder

Archives of American Art

Mobile

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Stabile-Mobile

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Untitled

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Table Object

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Color Bands

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Maquette for One, Two, Three

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Roy Lichtenstein

National Portrait Gallery

Roy Lichtenstein's Art for Young America

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Modern Painting with Sun Rays

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Folding the Chesapeake

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Study in Still Life (Chinese Bowl)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Untitled (Landscape)

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Sun

Smithsonian American Art Museum