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The Art Teacher's Book of Lists, Grades K-12, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-48208-7
416 pages
November 2010, Jossey-Bass
The Art Teacher

A revised and updated edition of the best-selling resource for art teachers

This time-tested book is written for teachers who need accurate and updated information about the world of art, artists, and art movements, including the arts of Africa, Asia, Native America and other diverse cultures. The book is filled with tools, resources, and ideas for creating art in multiple media. Written by an experienced artist and art instructor, the book is filled with vital facts, data, readings, and other references,

  • Each of the book's lists has been updated and the includes some 100 new lists
  • Contains new information on contemporary artists, artwork, art movements, museum holdings, art websites, and more
  • Offers ideas for dynamic art projects and lessons

Diverse in its content, the book covers topics such as architecture, drawing, painting, graphic arts, photography, digital arts, and much more.

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About This Resource v

About the Author vi

Acknowledgments vii

CHAPTER 1 Basic Information for the Art Teacher

1–1. Quotations About Art for the Classroom 2

1–2. Websites Especially for the Art Teacher 3

1–3. Acronyms for the Art Teacher 4

1–4. Art Definitions 5

1–5. Pronunciation Guide 9

1–6. Artists’ Birthdays 10

1–7. Elements of Art 12

1–8. Principles of Design 13

1–9. National Visual Arts Standards (K–4) 14

1–10. National Visual Arts Standards (5–8) 15

1–11. National Visual Arts Standards (9–12) 16

1–12. Selected Glossary from the National Visual Arts Standards 18

1–13. The Big Idea 19

1–14. DBAE: Discipline-Based Art Education 19

1–15. Tips on Writing Art Lesson Plans 20

1–16. Sample Art Lesson Plan 21

1–17. Assessment Strategies 22

1–18. Creating a Scoring Guide 23

1–19. Accommodations in Art for Special Needs Students 24

1–20. Gifted and Talented Students in the Visual Arts 26

1–21. A Vital and Visible Art Program 27

1–22. Involve Families in Your Art Program 29

1–23. Public Relations and Photography Guidelines 30

1–24. Publicity Photography 31

1–25. Tips on Photographing Artwork: Digital or Film 31

1–26. Writing Art-Related Articles for Publication 33

1–27. Safety Reminders for the Art Room 34

1–28. Weight and Measure Equivalents 35

CHAPTER 2 Museums and Educational Collections

2–1. Quotations 37

Introduction 38

2–2. Preparing Students for a Museum Visit 38

2–3. Museums Devoted to the Work of One Artist 39

2–4. International Artists’ Homes or Museums 40

2–5. Museums with Special Folk Art Collections 41

2–6. Museums of Decorative Arts and Contemporary Crafts 43

2–7. Museums with Special Ancient and Classical Art Collections 44

2–8. Museums with Outstanding Photographic Collections 45

2–9. Asian Art in American and International Museums 47

2–10. American and International Jewish Museums 50

2–11. Museums of Art and Architecture 51

2–12. African American Art Museums 52

2–13. American Museums with Special Emphasis on Hispanic Art 52

2–14. Museums That Specialize in American Western Art 53

2–15. Art Museums and Collections in the United States 55

2–16. Major Museums in Other Countries 62

CHAPTER 3 Artists and Art History

3–1. Quotations 74

3–2. Art and Culture, 35,000–500 BC 75

3–3. Art and Culture, 500 BC–AD 500 76

3–4. Art and Culture, AD 500–AD 1000 77

3–5. Art and Culture, 1000–1500 78

3–6. Art and Culture, 1500–1750 79

3–7. Art and Culture, 1750–1875 80

3–8. Art and Culture, 1875–1950 81

3–9. Art and Culture, 1950–Present 82

3–10. What Did It Sell For? 83

3–11. Timelines of Art History 85

3–12. Looking at Art and Talking About It 87

3–13. Looking at Sculpture 88

3–14. Art Appreciation Activities 88

3–15. Group Art Appreciation Activities 89

3–16. Aesthetic Discussions 89

3–17. Art Criticism Questions 92

3–18. Classicism and Romanticism in Art 93

3–19. Greek and Roman Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes 94

3–20. Seventy-Five Mythological Paintings 98

3–21. Fifty Famous Art Objects 100

3–22. Art History and Artists 101

3–23. Contemporary Artists 129

3–24. Famous Women Artists 132

3–25. African American Artists 135

CHAPTER 4 Diverse Cultures

Introduction: Having a Multicultural Art Program 140

4–1. Quotations 140

4–2. North American Timeline 141

4–3. Native American Timeline 142

4–4. Mexico, Central, and South American Timeline 143

4–5. African Timeline 144

4–6. Middle Eastern Timeline 145

4–7. Oceania Timeline 146

4–8. Asian Timeline 147

4–9. International Holidays 148

4–10. National and Religious Holidays in Countries Around the World 148

4–11. Religious Holidays and Festivals in Various Cultures 153

4–12. Heritage Months in the United States 155

4–13. Body Art 155

4–14. Universal Symbols 157

4–15. Universal Arts and Crafts 158

4–16. Arts and Crafts Projects from Many Cultures 159

4–17. Native American Artists 165

4–18. Native American Craft Specialties by Region 166

4–19. Rock Art Sites to Visit 168

4–20. Famous Hispanic Artists 169

4–21. Famous Middle Eastern Artists 170

4–22. Well-Known Artists from Oceania 171

4–23. Asian Artists 172

4–24. Japanese Historical Periods 174

4–25. Chinese Dynasties 174

CHAPTER 5 Literature and Supply Resources

5–1. Quotations 177

5–2. Really Useful Reference Books for Art Teachers 178

5–3. Art Magazines 179

5–4. Visual Art Book Publishers 181

5–5. Where to Find Visual Art Images 182

5–6. Purchased Educational Games 183

5–7. Hollywood Films About Artists 184

5–8. Documentary Films About Artists and Art Appreciation 185

CHAPTER 6 Definitions of Art Tools and Materials

6–1. Quotations 188

6–2. Art Supply Resources in the United States 189

6–3. Materials and Equipment Needed for Art Classes 190

6–4. Paper Definitions 192

6–5. Types of Paper 193

6–6. Cardboard 195

6–7. Graphic Design Tools (Non-Digital) 195

6–8. Cutting Equipment 196

6–9. Adhesives and Related Materials 196

6–10. Tape 197

6–11. Clips and Fasteners 198

6–12. Equipment and Materials for Papier Maché 198

6–13. Collage Equipment and Materials 199

6–14. Book-Making Equipment and Definitions 200

6–15. Drawing Materials 200

6–16. Drawing Definitions 201

6–17. Pencils 202

6–18. Erasers 203

6–19. Pastels 204

6–20. Crayons 204

6–21. Markers 206

6–22. Inks 206

6–23. Brushes 207

6–24. Painting Materials 208

6–25. Painting Definitions 209

6–26. Color Pigments 211

6–27. Types of Paint 212

6–28. Watercolor Equipment 213

6–29. Printmaking Materials 214

6–30. Printmaking Definitions 216

6–31. Cheap Substitutes for Expensive Materials 218

6–32. Where to Find Useful Art Materials for Little Money 221

6–33. Recycling for Teachers of Art 222

CHAPTER 7 Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking

7–1. Quotations About the Graphic Arts 224

7–2. Famous Artists and Their Subjects 225

7–3. Great Themes in Painting 229

7–4. Painting a School Mural 230

7–5. Plein-Air Painting 231

7–6. Master Painters and Examples of Their Work 232

7–7. Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Artists 237

7–8. Music to Paint By 239

7–9. Artists Especially Known for Their Drawings 240

7–10. Printmaking Timeline 241

7–11. Famous Printmakers 242

CHAPTER 8 Photography and Digital Arts

8–1. Quotations About Photography 246

8–2. Events in Photography 247

8–3. Photo Secession, 1905–1917 248

8–4. Group F.64 Photographers, 1932–c. 1936 249

8–5. Farm Security Administration Photographers, 1935–c. 1941 249

8–6. Painters and Photography 250

8–7. Fifty Famous Contemporary Photographers 251

8–8. Fifty Master Photographers and Masterworks 257

8–9. One Hundred Notable Photographers 263

8–10. Historical Photo Terms 265

8–11. Photo-Appreciation Activities 266

8–12. Photographic Controls, Equipment, and Definitions 268

8–13. Creating Beauty 270

8–14. Photography Assignments 271

8–15. Photojournalism Assignments 271

8–16. Suggested Subjects for Photography 272

8–17. Terms Used in Computer Graphics 273

8–18. Digital Graphics Photography Projects 273

8–19. Computer Graphics Without a Camera 275

8–20. Video Definitions 276

8–21. Using a Video Camcorder 277

8–22. Video Camcorder Projects 278

8–23. Video Storyboard 279

CHAPTER 9 Sculpture and Ceramics

9–1. Quotations 281

Introduction 282

9–2. Sculpture Definitions 282

9–3. Materials and Equipment for Sculpture 283

9–4. Hardwoods and Softwoods for Carving 285

9–5. Safety Reminders for Sculpture 286

9–6. Important Sculptures by Unknown Artists 286

9–7. Fifty Master Sculptors and Examples of Their Work 289

9–8. Famous Sculptors, Listed by Country 292

9–9. One Hundred Public Art Pieces 295

9–10. Ceramics Definitions 298

9–11. Equipment and Materials for Ceramics 299

9–12. Teaching Ceramics 300

9–13. Decorating Methods for Ceramic Vessels 302

9–14. Famous Ceramics Artists 302

CHAPTER 10 Architecture

10–1. Quotations About Architecture 304

10–2. Architectural Terms 305

10–3. Architectural Elements 308

10–4. Famous Architects and Buildings Around the World 311

10–5. Contemporary Architecture 318

10–6. Frank Lloyd Wright Houses and Buildings Open to the Public 318

10–7. Building Innovations from Many Cultures 320

10–8. American Building Styles 322

10–9. American Museum-Houses by General Style 327

10–10. State Capitol Buildings and Their Architects 329

10–11. Vernacular Architecture 330

10–12. Eccentric Architecture 331

CHAPTER 11 Art Projects

11–1. Quotations 334

11–2. Subject Ideas 335

11–3. Better Composition 337

11–4. Ways to Change an Object in a Composition 338

11–5. One-Hour Projects 339

11–6. Ten Ideas for Combining Art with Language Arts 340

11–7. Fifteen Ideas for Combining Art with Math 341

11–8. Ten Ideas for Combining Art with Science 342

11–9. Ten Ideas for Combining Art with Social Studies 343

11–10. Art Field Trips 344

11–11. The Face 344

11–12. The Human Figure 345

11–13. Black and White 346

11–14. Colored Pencils 348

11–15. Markers 349

11–16. Crayons 350

11–17. Pastels 351

11–18. Mixed Media 352

11–19. Painting Information 353

11–20. Watercolor 354

11–21. Tempera 355

11–22. Finger Painting 356

11–23. Oil and Acrylic 357

11–24. Printmaking 358

11–25. Graphic Design 361

11–26. Paper 362

11–27. Papier Maché 363

11–28. Collage 365

11–29. Book Arts 366

11–30. Fiber Arts 368

11–31. Ceramics 369

11–32. Sculpture 371

11–33. Architectural 374

CHAPTER 12 Schools and Careers in Art

12–1. Quotations 376

12–2. Preparing an Admissions Portfolio 377

12–3. Careers in Art 378

12–4. Degrees Available in Art and Related Fields of Study 380

12–5. Abbreviations for Art(s) Degrees 381

12–6. Independent Art Schools and Art Institutes 382

12–7. American Art Schools, Colleges, and Universities 384

12–8. Summer Programs for High School Juniors and Seniors 388

12–9. Professional Summer Development for Teachers 390

Credit Notes 392

Index 394

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Helen D. Hume is an art educator, artist, and author who has taught students in kindergarten through college. Her books include The Art Teacher's Survival Guide for Elementary and Middle Schools, Second Edition and The Art Lover's Almanac.

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