An Eye for Color: The Story of Josef Albers by Natasha Wing (Book Kit)

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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.

Describes the early life of Albers and his inspiration to paint his color series. His demonstration of the power of color forever changed the way people look at art.

This book kit contains 30 copies of the title, plus one copy for the teacher. Other supporting materials from the Teaching Resource Center collection include posters and/or digital files of works from the Amon Carter permanent collection, other books pertaining to the same topic, films on DVD or VHS tapes (when available,) and links to websites that contain substantive information that is grade appropriate.

Book kits are available to Tarrant County schools only. Other teachers may borrow supporting materials to use while reading a personal copy.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
TRC subject: 
20th Century (1900-1945)
20th Century (1946-1999)
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Artist Biography
Language Arts
Science
Storytime
TRC format: 
Book Kit