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Sources

Section 3.5 of the 5th Grade D181 Information Literacy Standards:

Cite sources used with guidance

 

Use this bibliography worksheet  to gather information about the sources you use in this project.  Turn this sheet in with your written script.

 

Use these instructions as a model to create citations for your pictures:  http://citesource.trincoll.edu/chicago/artwork_000.pdf

Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper, Nighthawks1942, Oil on canvas, 84.1 x 152.4 cm (33 1/8 x 60 in.). Art Institute of Chicago.  Web. Accessed Nov. 4, 2013.

Claude Monet

Claude Monet, Water Lilies, 1906. Oil on canvas, 35 3/8 x 37 1/16 in. (89.9 x 94.1 cm). Art Institute of Chicago.  Web. Accessed Nov. 4, 2013.

Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe, Yellow Hickory Leaves with Daisy,  1928.  Oil on Canvas, Art Institute of Chicago.  Web. Accessed Oct. 5 2016.

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso, The Old Guitarist, 1903-1904. Oil on panel, 48 3/8 x 32 1/2 in. (122.9 x 82.6 cm). Art Institute of Chicago.  Web. Accessed Nov. 4, 2013.

Jackson Pollock

Biographies and information about the works of Jackson Pollock can be found here.

Jackson Pollack, Greyed Rainbow, 1963. Oil on linen, 182.9 x 244.2 cm (72 x 96 1/8 in.). Art Institute of Chicago.  Web. Accessed Nov. 4, 2013.

 

Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall, American Windows, 1977. Stained Glass.Art Institute of Chicago. Web accessed October 2, 2016

The American Windows were created by Marc Chagall to honor the United States of America as a place of cultural and religious freedom. Chagall featured  music, painting, literature, theater, and dance in his work. Chagall dedicated these windows to Mayor Richard J. Daley, a great advocate of public art. They can be seen at the Art Institute of Chicago.

http://www.artic.edu/exhibition/Chagall

Information about the America windows from the Art Institute of Chicago. 

A video at the end of this article is informative.

http://primaryfacts.com/849/facts-about-marc-chagall

Here are some facts about Marc Chagall, the famous Russian artist.

http://www.factmonster.com/encyclopedia/people/chagall-marc.html 

More information about Chagall.

http://makingartfun.com/pdf/chagall-printit-biography.pdf

More information on Chagall.

 

 

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Georges Seurat

Georges Seurat, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte -- 1884Oil on canvas, 81 3/4 x 121 1/4 in. (207.5 x 308.1 cm). Art Institute of Chicago.  Web. Accessed Nov. 4, 2013.

Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh, The Bedroom, 1889. Oil on canvas, 29 x 36 5/8 in. (73.6 x 92.3 cm). Art Institute of Chicago.  Web. Accessed Nov. 4, 2013.

Grant Wood

Grant Wood, American Gothic1930, Oil on Beaver Board, 78 x 65.3 cm (30 3/4 x 25 3/4 in.). Art Institute of Chicago.  Web. Accessed Nov. 4, 2013.

 

ARTISTS BELOW ARE NOT INCLUDED IN 2015

Pierre Auguste Renoir

Two Sisters (On the Terrace)

Pierre August Renoir, Two Sisters (On the Terrace), 1881. Oil on canvas, 39 9/16 x 37 7/8 in. (100.5 x 81 cm). Art Institute of Chicago.  Web. Accessed Nov. 4, 2013.

Winslow Homer

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Winslow Homer, The Herring Net, 1885, Oil on canvas, 76.5 x 122.9 cm (30 1/8 x 48 3/8 in.) Art Institute of Chicago. Web. Accessed Nov. 4, 2013

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol, Mao1973, Synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen ink on canvas, 448.3 x 346.7 cm (176 1/2 x 136 1/2 in.). Art Institute of Chicago.  Web. Accessed Nov. 4, 2013.

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