FEB 2017: Platter
January 10, 2017

FEB 2017: Platter

DETAIL: Platter, late 16th-century. Follower of Bernard Palissy (French, Agen, Lot-et-Garonne, 1510–1590, Paris). Lead-glazed earthenware; 20.5″ x 15.625″ x 2.812″. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Julia A. Berwind, 1953. Public domain. ONLINE EXTRAS click here for resources related to this art print    Want To Have This Month’s Full-Size Art Print and Lesson Plan For Your Classroom? Order […]

JAN 2017: The Meal
December 09, 2016

JAN 2017: The Meal

DETAIL: Paul Gauguin (French; 1848–1903). The Meal, 1891. Oil on paper glued on canvas; 28.74″ x 36.22″. Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France. Public domain. ONLINE EXTRAS click here for resources related to this art print  Want To Have This Month’s Full-Size Art Print and Lesson Plan For Your Classroom? Order Your Copy of A&A January 2017 Issue For Only $6 OR Download a […]

OCT 2016: Football Players
September 13, 2016

OCT 2016: Football Players

DETAIL: Albert Gleizes (French; 1881–1953). Football Players, 1912–13. Oil on canvas; 88.75″ x 72.04″. National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund. Public domain. Want To Have This Month’s Full-Size Study Print For Your Classroom? Order Your Copy of A&A October 2016 Issue For Only $6 OR Download a PDF of A&A October 2016 Issue For Only $3

Meet Mr. Grandville!
January 08, 2016

Meet Mr. Grandville!

In the never-ending quest to find a different and interesting clay project for our advanced eighth-grade art classes, I came across the artist, Jean Ignace Isidore Gerard Grandville (French; 1903–1947). Known as J. J. Grandville, he was a caricaturist whose lithographs made satirical comment about French society and politics of the 1840s. He became popular […]