The Still Life: Working with Space
This issue features still-life paintings from the 17th century to the present, including iconic works by Jan Davidsz de Heem, Paul Gauguin, Roy Lichtenstein, Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Janet Fish, and more, and discusses how each artist incorporates space into his or her compositions.
The 1913 Armory Show
This issue includes a history of the 1913 Armory Show exhibition, key works of art that were included in the show, examples of American art that demonstrate changes in style and technique in the years following the exhibit, and cutting edge contemporary art.
DEC 2013-JAN 2014
René Magritte: Working with Surrealism
This issue introduces students to Surrealism, René Magritte, and four contemporary artists working with some of Magritte’s techniques.
Harlem Renaissance: The Stylized Figure
This issue introduces students to the Harlem Renaissance, and demonstrates how Palmer Hayden, Aaron Douglas, Loïs Mailou Jones, Jacob Lawrence, Romare Bearden and contemporary artist Njideka Akunyili use stylized figures in their work.
This issue introduces students to ancient Egyptian art and sculpture, and contemporary Egyptian artist Alaa Awad.