VA Unit 4: Additional Resources for Teachers

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The Natural World: Lesson 2—Landscape & Place, from Art:21
Lesson 2 of Art:21’s online lesson library examines at the relationship between human beings and the environment, and how places and landscapes are expressed in the visual arts. This resource looks at and includes links to artists from the Hudson River Group, contemporary artists featured in the Art:21 series, and artists from the Dusseldorf Academy
Landscape Painting: Artists Who Love the Land, from Smithsonian Education
This resource offers lesson plans and provides examples of the works of American landscape artists George Catlin, Thomas Moran, Albert Bierstadt, and Winslow Homer. The lesson plans demonstrate how these artists used techniques and tips to create the illusion of space in landscape artwork.