Monthly Archives: March 2016

WILLIAM VAN ALEN: The Chrysler Building, c. 1926–1930

March 24, 2016 PowerPoint Humanities Week 28 William Van Alen The Chrysler Building  Worksheet Humanities Week 28 William Van Alen The Chrysler Building The Chrysler Building could only have been constructed in the competitive climate of Manhattan in the 1920s. The American … Continue reading

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CHARLES SHEELER: American Landscape, c. 1930

March 10, 2016 PowerPoint Humanities Week 27 Charles Sheeler American Landscape1930   Worksheet:  Humanities Week 27 Charles Sheeler Worksheet The only trace of humanity in Charles Sheeler’s austere American Landscape is a tiny figure scurrying across the railroad tracks. With one arm … Continue reading

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MARY CASSATT: The Boating Party, c. 1893/1894

March 3, 2016 PowerPoint Humanities Week 26 Mary Cassatt the boating party    Worksheet  HUMANITIES Week 26 Mary Cassett Worksheet Mary Cassatt decided to become an artist at age sixteen, when most women of her era and social status were looking … Continue reading

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