George Bellows and American Art at the Turn of the Century

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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.

Captures the vitality of American life at the turn of the century as seen through the eyes of painter George Bellows (1882-1925). His paintings portray an enormous range of emotions as they cover disparate subjects from intimate family scenes to prizefights, from portraits to landscapes.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
High School (9-12)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1866-1899)
20th Century (1900-1945)
Artist Biography
TRC format: 
Kit