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Scene from "The Tale of Genji": from the chapter "The Maiden", between 1650 and 1700

Lessons from Asian Art: Material World

Through a variety of classroom and museum experiences, middle school students will apply their scientific inquiry skills to investigate different artistic mediums in order to discover how artists have applied various tools and technology in the transformation of raw materials into works of art. 
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"Mountain and River Landscape," 1711, Wang Yuanqi, Chinese; Ink and watercolor on paper.

Lessons from Asian Art: A Taste for the Three Perfections

Through classroom and museum experiences, middle school students will be able to describe the ways in which East Asian painting and calligraphy in various formats have evolved as records of time and conveyors of cultural values.
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Self Portrait II, 1938, Joan Miró, Spanish; oil on burlap

DIA At Home | Drawing Activities

Students call upon their own life experiences and imagination in these drawing activities as they explore what elements can be used to create a still life, portrait, and self-portrait.
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Rivera Court

DIA At Home | Writing & Discussion Activities

Engage students of all ages with these three fun and easy-to-use gallery activities. Use the suggested images, which can be searched for at dia.org, or use your own images!
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Stamping Ground, 1971, Romare Bearden, American; paper collage with graphite on board.

DIA At Home | Family Art Project: Neighborhood Collage

Creating a piece of art from smaller pieces of paper, fabric, or other objects is known as collage. American artist Romare Bearden, developed his unique approach to collage in the 1960s, as seen in his 1971 "Stamping Ground."
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