American Art: A Cultural History

Internet Resources

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Rather than look at visual art as a unique part of culture, the author inserts paintings and other media squarely in the material culture from the time of early Native Americans to the postmodern theme parks of Disney. (College/Adult)

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
TRC subject: 
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Art Surveys
TRC format: 
Book