Arts Investigations

Page 5 of our arts investigations collection. These features cover a variety of arts topics and ideas for general interest or that can be used by teachers to integrate with their lesson plans in the classroom. Check back often as we have an ever-expanding collection of free arts education resources!


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A look at the Grunewald's Isenheim Altarpiece, the Plague, and Hieronymus Bosch

Grünewald and the Plague

Connecting the Isenheim Altarpiece, The Plague, and Hieronymus Bosch.

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an explanation of what musical conductors do

Musical Conductors

An explanation of what orchestra conductors do.

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smiley flowers by Takashi Murakami

Trends in Contemporary Art

A look back at a selection of contemporary art styles in 2006.

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student art project making Giuseppe Arcimboldo food portraits

"Arcimboldos" made by kids

Students in Canada share their Arcimboldo-inspired food portraits.

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the art of Beware of Dog signs

Beware of Dog Signs

A collection showcasing the art of "Beware of Dog" signs.

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Grrrrr!! by Roy Lichtenstein

Famous Artist Dog Signs

How might famous artists create "Beware of Dog" signs?

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MC Escher Relativity and a 3-D interactive version

M.C. Escher Relativity

M.C. Escher's "Relativity" and a 3-D version to explore.

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A look at how artists like David, Ensor, Munch and Kahlo portray death in art

Death Portrayed in Art

A look at how artists portray death in art.

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A look at the exterior of the Fusion Art Museum on Stanton Street in NYC

Fusion Art Museum

A look at the exterior of the Fusion Art Museum in NYC.

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reflections in car windows that look artistic

Car Window Art

A collection of artistic reflections found in car windows.

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artistic aerial photography of prison fields

Prison Yards as Art

A collection of artistic aerial views of prison athletic fields.

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a look at how Zeus is portrayed in sculpture in painting and art in general

Zeus in Art

A look at how Zeus has been portrayed by artists over the centuries.

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