Amon Carter print details

Navajo Monument Valley Tribal School near Goulding, Utah

Skeet McAuley (b. 1951)

Object Details

  • Date

    1986

  • Object Type

    Photographs

  • Medium

    Dye destruction print

  • Dimensions

    Image: 35 3/8 x 28 1/8 in.
    Sheet: 41 1/4 x 31 7/8 in.

  • Edition

    AP

  • Inscriptions

    print verso:

    signed l.l. in ink: A/P Skeet McAuley

  • Credit Line

    Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Gift of the artist

  • Accession Number

    P1989.21.7

  • Copyright

    © 1986 Skeet McAuley

Educator Resources
  • What roles have landscapes played in art history? How has that role stayed the same or changed over time?

    What artistic choices does a photographer make when creating an image?

    How might a landscape serve as commentary on the relationship between humankind and the environment?

    What spaces are important in a community? How might the answer to that question differ depending upon who is answering?

  • What do you see here?

    Identify the discreet elements in this photograph. What descriptive words would you apply to each?

    How do the individual elements interact with one another in this photograph? Together, what story do they tell?

    Does the title of this photograph, Navajo Monument Valley Tribal School Near Goulding, Utah, impact how you see the image? In what ways?

    What inherent contrasts do you see in this photograph?

    What action(s) can you imagine happening in the foreground of this photograph? In the middle ground? In the background?

  • Grades 6–8

    Students will create a photograph at school or in their community that depicts the relationship between the natural environment and human uses of that environment. Challenge students to create an image that doesn’t include human figures but still evokes human presence.

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