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"Artzy" Art during World War II

Introduction Unit Objectives
Unit-At-A-Glance/Lesson Plans Artzybasheff Bibliography
Teacher Resources Supplemental Activities
World War II WebQuest Literary Terms and Vocabulary
Student Chatroom Student Portfolios
Home University of North Texas
TEKS/TAKS Standards Online Tutorials
WWII Letters Links Initial Artzybasheff images

Teacher Resources

World War II Photographs and Propaganda

Visual Understanding in Education Research Studies

Art Education  World History  Social Studies  English and Literature


Art Education

[General Sites] [Art History] [Art Museums] [Geographic Region, as Asian] [Individual Artists] [Lesson Plans] [Kids Arts & Crafts] [Reference Resources] [Styles] [Techniques] [Journals] [Organizations] [Government Agencies] [Costume]

[See also Professional Organizations]

General Sites

Arts Education in the States

Information clearinghouse of state legislation and policies.

ARTSEDGE: National Standards and Exemplars

Full text of the standards, plus ordering information

Art Teacher on the Net

Browse here. Many excellent links; annotated

Art Teaching

Student art work; project planner; digital photography; history of art links; art galleries links; art terminology; other resources. From Barry Lucas, King Edward VI Five Ways School

Arts Education and School Improvement Resources for Local and State Leaders

Grant information. From Goals 2000

Art Education Resources

From Crayola.

Art Net

Comprehensive site; magazines, art fairs, museums, artists, lots more.


Serves as a linking point for a group of organizations and agencies working on computer and information technology issues that impact the arts management process.

Arts Wire

Online communications for the arts; resources; subscribers have access to chat, e-mail.

Arts Wire Spider School

Information & online curriculum on how to integrate technology into your work.

ArtsEdge; Linking the Arts and Education through Technology

For both K12 teachers and students. Sponsored by Kennedy Center. Tremendous site.

ArtsEdNet. Getty Art Education Resources

Ideas, information, lesson plans for teaching art

Eclectic Artistry

Collection of poetry; art gallery; philosophy pages; graphics links

Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences and the Arts

Discussion of Gardner's theory; extensive art education links; museum links.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Resources

Children's games; teacher resources; more. Main page at Metropolitan Museum of Art

National Endowment for the Arts

Arts features, interviews, new work in the Gallery and Writer's Corner; grant listings, field reports, archived features, federal funding

Visual Literacy & Picture Books

Links at this page to visual literacy and related topics.

Virginia's PEN Art Pavilion

Discussion groups; interdisciplinary projects; resources; art education; museums; organizations; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts WWW page.

Voice of the Shuttle: Art and Art History Page

Many excellent links in art, art history, archaeology, architecture and photography

WebMuseum. Paris. Famous Paintings Exhibit

Paul Cezanne Exhibit; Medieval art; famous paintings exhibit; a small tour of Paris

World Art Treasures

From J.-E. Berger Foundation

World Wide Arts Resources

The definitive arts and culture information gateway. Includes art and performing arts

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Art History

Art History Resources on the Web

Comprehensive site. Must visit.

Art History Network Home Page

Resources for art history, archaeology and architecture on the web


Database of over 20,000 images

Art History : A Preliminary Handbook

By Dr. R. J. Belton, Okanagan University College

Art History Resources at World Wide Arts Resources

Thousands of resouces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Inside Art: An Art History Game

From Educational Web Adventures Teachers' Resources

Art History Quiz

Quiz changes weekly

Art History for Kids

Great site for kids

Art History Resources on the Web

Extensive collection of Internet resources, from prehistoric times to the 21st-Century; maintained by Chris Whitcombe, Sweet Briar College


From Australian National University. Holds 27,000 art images related to art history; Three levels: Limited access through WWW; registered users increased access; subscription fee full access

Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts

Scholarly database of information about the illuminated medieval manuscripts of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek

Renaissance to Modern Art. ImageSearch


Gateway to Art History

By period; by Harcourt Brace to support Gardners' Art Through the Ages

The Marine Art Information Center

Picture gallery of 100 marine pictures, 1650-1950; British Marine Watercolours-An Illustrated History, 1750-1900; museums; books; art galleries and more

Timelines of Art History

Links to many timelines

North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts

Links to Art Timelines on the Internet

Voice of the Shuttle: Art and Art History Page

Many excellent links.

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Art Museums


Index to all the art museums in the world. From Metropolitan Museum of Art.

World Wide Art Resources

From Metropolitan Museum of Art. Fantastic site! Museums, galleries, etc.

British Museum [London]


Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum [New York]

Applied arts; exhibits on light and water

Cooper-Hewitt. Design for Daily Life Exhibit

Online exhibit from Smithsonian

Dia Center for the Arts

Contemporary art. Artists' web projects; art education, etc.

J. Paul Getty Museum [Los Angeles]

Use index to locate resources

Guggenheim Museums

Information on new projects

Leonardo da Vinci WebMuseum [Paris]

His life and works.

LACMA-Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Especially lovely site to my tastes. Exhibits information includes historical background; sample art and related resources, as Harlem Renaissance

Louvre Online

Official site; text in French

Paris Pages. Musee du Louvre

English. Treasures of the Louvre; history; etc.

Metropolitan Museum of Art [New York]

Look under education for resources

Minneapolis Institute of Art

Curriculum materials; Online Activities include curriculum packages, such as World Mythology; Amazing Animals in Art; Art in America

Museum of Modern Art [New York]

Painting and sculpture with commentary at Painting and Sculpture. Use the Features Index

National Museum of the American Indian

From Smithsonian. Resources, more. Be sure to visit NMAI Conexus for online topics, as Indian humor/art

National Museum of Women in the Arts [Washington, D.C.]

Permanent Collection has women artists by era from Renaissance to Modern Times

National Museum of American Art

Online exhibit; under Education resources and "A Journey through Art with William H. Johnson

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Includes virtual tours.

Museo del Prado

Museum information

Smithsonian. Museums and Organizations

Links to museums and organizations, as Hirshhorn, Freer, National Museum of American History, etc.

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Geographic Region or People, as Asian

World Art Treasures. J.-E. Berger Foundation

Art of China, Japan, India, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar/Burma, Egypt
Images of Power and Identity

From Smithsonian. Online exhibit of African visual arts by country. Country information included.
African Art

Discussion of elements of African art.
African Odyssey Interactive

Art, music, dance and more. From Kennedy Center
Cutting to the Essence Shaping for the Fire

Yoruba and Akan art in wood and metal online exhibit
Guide to Asian Art on the Internet
Asian Art

A journal for the study and exhibition of the arts in Asia.
The Art of South and Southeast Asia. A Resource for Educators

The Metropolitan Museum of Art site includes summaries

of the history and art of South and Southeast Asia; Internet

based resources; lesson plans; bibliographies for teachers

and students
Edo No Iki Gallery

Eighteenth and nineteenth century Japanese art
University of Memphis Egyptian Arts and Archeology Institute Egyptian art.
Diego Rivera Web Museum

Biography; art work of the great Mexican muralist.
Masters of Mexican Art

In Spanish. Biographies and works of Mexican artists
The Mexican Art Home Page

Introduction to Mexican art; art gallery; arts and crafts; Pre-Colombian art
A Study in Mexican Art

From Aransas High School Spanish Dept. In Spanish. Information and pictures. Raul Anguiano, Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Dr. Atl
Native Americans at Princeton Native American art links
Native Tech

Native American art and technology.
Art of the Western World

From Annenberg/CPB Projects
Mythology in Western Art

Scanned art images related to Western mythology
Birch Tee Art Gallery. Russian Impressionism

Online exhibit; information on Russian Impressionism
Russian Art

Online exhibits of works of Russian artists
Russian Art

Online exhibit; from Auburn University
Art of the Italian Renaissance

Art collections; activities for students; art links to Renaissance
THAIS in 2000

Italian page in English; exhibits include 1200 Years of Italian

Sculpture; 40 Centuries of Architecture; Applied Arts; The Art of

Textiles; Botany; Succulents; Indoor Plant; Dravins of Italians;

Painters; Italian Cities; Rom-Fountains; other topics

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Individual Artists

Web Museum. Artist Index
SUNET's Index of Art

Many art reproductions by artist. JPG files
CGFA-Carol Gerten's Fine Art

A virtual art museum; artist index
Children's Book Illustrators

Links at this site.
Leonardo da Vinci

Biography; images of his work
Original Frida Kahlo Page
Edouard Manet, 1832-1883 (French)

Brief biography; visuals of his paintings.
SUNET's Index to Pictures by Edouard Manet (FTP site)
Claude Monet
Pablo Picasso

Official site; Picasso and Portraiture

Biography; works
Rembrandt. Biography

Biography; school; works by period
Jean Vollet

Online exhibit of the paintings of Jean Vollet, Impressionist/Pointillist art.
Women Artists Archive

From Sonoma State University.

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Lesson Plans

Resources for Teachers

Extensive collection of lessonplans (portraits, applied arts)

with supporting Internet resources; from The Grandeur of Viceregal Mexico,

Franz Mayer Collection, Mexico City
Web Resources in Art Critiques

Internet resources for art criticism, plus activities;

from GLC Teacher Resource Center
North Carolina. Arts Education Curriculum, K-12
Odyssey Online Teacher Resource Site

See Teach with Art; from Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory
Lesson Plans

For other art lesson plans, see the lesson plan site at the ISLMC.
Adolescent Talk Forum

Lesson plans for young adults.
ARTSEDGE Teaching Materials

Curricula, lessons and activities; curriculum weblinks; get

published; idea exchange; using ArtsEdge lessons
AskEric Arts Lesson Plans All areas of art.
Connect+ Lesson Plans Art lesson plans.
Fine Arts

Integrated curriculum units. British Columbia. Music, visual arts, fine arts, dance, drama
Incredible Art Department

Information, lesson plans. Post your students' work here.
Getty Arts Education Index

From J. Paul Getty Museum. Curriculum resources & lesson plans

Art and craft lessons, activities and plans for K-12
Teachers Helping Teachers

Visual arts lesson plans.
Big Sky (Gopher) Art lesson plans
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute

Link is to "A" in index. Art, art history & artists unit & lesson plans.

Use the full site index at Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute Index

to look at other units.

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Kids Arts & Crafts

the @rtroom!

Excellent site for kids; activity centers designed to help

children explore their own creativity; from Dr. Craig Roland,

University of Florida
Inez Ramsey's Kids' Sites: Arts & Crafts

Art sites and craft ideas for young people

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Reference Resources


A dictionary of visual art terminology.
Glossary of Art Terms in the Visual Arts

Dimensions, Approaches; Courses; Disciplines; Elements;

Materials & Methods; Modes; People; Relationships; Themes,

Topics & Issues; Directories; "In View" (12 issues)

Sinopia. What is Paint?

Historical; types of paint

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Annenberg/CPB Projects. Contemporary Art

Many links to contemporary art.

History; artists links.
European Cyber-Gallery of Modern Art

International collection of modern art.

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Crayola Art Techniques

Tips on using crayons, markers, color pencils, modeling compounds, paints
How to do Micropointillism
Art Studio Chalkboard

Technical fundamentals of perspective, shading, color and painting. By Ralph Larmann, Southern Arkansas University Art Department. Drawing, painting, other resources. Also link to Figure Drawing Lab which features drawing human anatomy
Reclamation Art
Watercolour Gazette

By Eileen Korponay; Articles such as What Is Watercolor; Stretching Watercolor Paper; Tips for Successful Watercolor Painting

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ARTTalk Web Page

Online newsletter; news, products, art history, related topics.
Fineart Forum

Monthly newsletter published via the Internet.
Vision Magazine for the Arts

Includes some articles.

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Art Associations

Artists' Exchange; associations; from The Mining Company
Americans for the Arts
Graphic Artists Guild
National Art Education Association
Guide to State Art Resources; NAEA & Affiliates

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Government Agencies

National Endowment for the Humanities

Grants, exhibits, etc. Use the site map to locate state humanities councils

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History of Costume
The Museum of Costume

Fashion research center, women of style, museum collection
Milieux: The Costume Site

Exhibits, design, museums, more
The Costume Page

Costume resources online
Traditional Dress, "Ethnic" Costumes and Textiles of the World

From International Costumers' Guild
International Costumers' Guild, Inc.

Forum for discussion of costume; costume links
National Theatre Design Archive

Scenic, costume, lighting

Link to drama page at this site.
Kannik's Korner History Costume Patterns and Books

Commercial site; design and publish authentic, documented historic

clothing patterns
Shakespeare's Theatre. Costume
The Elizabethan Costuming Page
Antiquing On Line -Costume Jewelry and Accessories


World History

World History Resources
World History Indexes & General Resources
History Reference Desk
History Digital Library
Teaching History Resources

Country & Regional Histories African History
Ancient Egypt
Ancient Near East

Australian History
Canadian History
Chinese History

European History

India History
Japanese History
Latin American History

U.S. History Gateway

Topical Histories
Art History
The Cold War
Economic History
Environmental History
Film History
Gay & Lesbian History
Historic Photos
History of Religions
History of Science
Holocaust Studies
Music History
Nuclear Studies & History
World War I
World War II

Additional Sites of Interest
Area & Country Studies
Government Publications
Women's Studies


Social Studies

Dr. Marty Levine, Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education, California State University, Northridge (CSUN), has gathered lesson plans and resources from the Internet which social studies teachers will find useful. These materials are presented in the table below. Select from the table to go directly to that section.

Lesson Plans and Teaching Strategies


Online Activities


Teaching Current Events


Other Social Studies Resources


National Council for the Social Studies


Newsgroups and Mailing Lists


Social Studies School Service


Educational Standards and Curriculum Frameworks


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English and Literature

American and English Literature Internet Resources