Eliot Porter's World (VHS)

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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.

Traces the life and work of American nature photographer Eliot Porter (1901-1990) from his early years in Maine to his later visits to Antarctica and China. Eliot Porter was the first photographer to donate his works and study materials, plus personal papers and mementos, to the Amon Carter Museum and the newly formed Artist Archives.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
20th Century (1900-1945)
20th Century (1946-1999)
Art of the West
Artist Biography
Photography
Science
TRC format: 
Audio-Visual