6th Grade Links
This handout has the "Steps for Success" and the notecard information.
This is the Ancient Egypt Project Info Sheet - Read this over carefully! This gives the guidelines for what you are to do.

7th grade Links  
Background  Information
 Background  Information
Virtual 3D tour of the actual secret annex that Anne writes about in our book, The Diary of a Young Girl. 
The people in the secret annex, the helpers, the warehouse managers.

Modern Chinese Art

“25 Contemporary Artists You Need to Know


Wikipedia     “Chinese Art”
“New China art (1912-1949)”
“Communist and socialist art (1950-1980s)
“Redevelopment (Mid-1980s-1990s)
The Four Olds = Old Customs, Old Culture, Old Habits, and Old Ideas. Campaign starting in 1966 with the start of the Cultural Revolution. Goal was  to get rid of the Four Olds.
Socialist Realism = Realistic art started in the Soviet Union. Glorified communistic values through art.
Chinese Google “Chinese artists in Chicago” – click on images and see if a piece of artwork catches your eye and do research on that artist. 

Modern Indian Art

Period post independence from the British Empire in 1947 (Celebrated holiday August 15th)
Wikipedia “Indian Art”
“Contemporary art (c. 1900 CE-present)"
         Do a search on the various artists listed.
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi http://www.ngmaindia.gov.in/
Overview of Indian Ancient & Contemporary Art http://www.saffronart.com/sitepages/overview.aspx
Can click on artists’ name to see their art. Pick one you are interested in.

Modern Mexican Art

List of Mexican artists



“Mexican art consists of various visual arts that developed over the geographical area now known as Mexico.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican_art


English tranlation La Marcha de la Humanidad



Mexican Artists


“Mexican artists including painters, muralists, architects, comic book artists in Mexico.”

 National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago

Modern Polish Art

List of Polish contemporary artists


The 10 Best Polish Artists and Where to Find Them



Polish Painters – Scroll down to 1950 or after



Warsaw Art Guide: Ten Best Contemporary Art Galleries in the Polish Capital

National Museum's Permanent Collection of Polish 20th and 21st Century Art



Modern Swedish Art