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Tseng Kwong Chi Collection Educators Guides

Tseng Kwong Chi Collection Educators Guides

This guide includes images from and suggestions for discussing and writing about the Tseng
Kwong Chi
Collection at the Center for Creative Photography. Its content complements study in many
subject areas,
including social studies, language arts, art, photography, American studies, Asian-American
studies,
architecture, geography, and history. Suggested issues include: the definition of national
identity and
stereotyping of ?outsiders;? how art forms are influenced by popular culture; and the
?truthfulness? of a portrait
photograph. Related topics include: portraiture and self-portraiture in different art media;
the many ways in
which we outwardly express our nationality; and a comparison of the artist?s portraits of
famous places to our
own travel photographs.
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