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Departmental Gallery Exhibition: Japan's Immortal Poets, Part I: Edo Period (1615-1868) Masters of Woodblock Prints
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Japan has a long tradition of poetry dating back to the beginning of its recorded history.
Departmental Gallery Exhibition: Japan's Immortal Poets, Part I: Edo Period (1615-1868) Masters of Woodblock Prints
Chicago Architects Oral History Project: Christopher John Chamales
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Biographical summary, interview highlights, and interview excerpts from the oral history of architect Christopher John Chamales. Also includes a link to the .pdf transcript of the interview.
Audio Lecture: Woven Traditions: Asante and Ewe Textiles
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Nii Quarcoopome, Detroit Institute of Art, highlighted selections of Asante and Ewe textiles in the Art Institute of Chicago collections. He was introduced by curator Kathleen Berzock.
Audio Lecture: Woven Traditions: Asante and Ewe Textiles
Chicago Architects Oral History Project: Benjamin Horace Weese
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Biographical summary, interview highlights, and interview excerpts from the oral history of architect Benjamin Horace Weese. Also includes a link to the .pdf transcript of the interview.
Related Story: VIEW Related Abstract Works
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Related Story: VIEW Related Abstract Works
Detail: Rewetting and scraping
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To create The Watcher, Tynemouth, Homer first painted the ocean in broad green and blue washes mixed with red. Once these were dry, he applied brushstrokes of clean water to suggest the foam...
Video: Chalk Resist
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See another Prout's Neck watercolor in which Homer made extensive use of chalk resist.
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Video: Chalk Resist
Video Demonstration: Wet Scraping
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Aaron Penley, the author of a popular nineteenth-century watercolor manual, explained how to recover light areas from dry washes: “One can readily take out lights, either sharp and decided, with the...
Video Demonstration: Wet Scraping
Detail: Textural effects with opaque white watercolor
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In Flamborough Head, England Homer exploited his materials to create a composition rich in contrast and description. The artist chose a soft graphite pencil to accentuate the texture of the...
Departmental Gallery Exhibition: Utamaro: Aspects of Beauty (Part II)
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Kitagawa Utamaro (c. 1756–1806) is often considered the foremost creator of images of beautiful women. Utamaro, in the words of Timothy Clark of the British Museum, “radically altered the manner of...
Departmental Gallery Exhibition: Utamaro: Aspects of Beauty (Part II)
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