Mark Harden's Artchive
This site is made up of articles, text and over (2000) images on 200 world artists and their works. The Artist's Links section helps to connect the viewer to artists, some of the major world museums, e.g., El Prado, and resources. Some of the Spanish painters represented include El Greco, Diego Velazquez, Francisco de Zurbaran, Bartolome Esteban Murillo, Francisco de Goya, Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida, Salvador Dali, and Pablo Picasso. The resourceful teacher can create a very rich cultural experience, especially when designing content-based modules.
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Laura Franklin (Faculty)
in my language class. For example, if I am covering physical descriptions, I
might show students a portrait by
Van Gogh, Munch or Monet. I would then have the students do an oral exercise
describing the figure in the painting. If my subject is the family, I might
choose a painting by Botero and do a similar oral exercise. The paintings in the
Artchive provide good stimulus for writing as well.
useful teaching tool.