Art Access is a supplemental online learning tool provided by the Art Institute of Chicago that examines artworks from its permanent collection. Art Access is organized by art period and offers a compendium of resources including an analysis of works, biographies of artists, lesson plans (of particular interest to teachers and parents), books & media, and a glossary.
Mission: The Art Institute of Chicago collects, preserves, and interprets works of art of the highest quality, representing the world’s diverse artistic traditions, for the inspiration and education of the public and in accordance with our profession’s highest ethical standards and practices.
Above Image: Paul Gauguin. Day of the God (Mahana No Atua), 1894. Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection, 1926.198.
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