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Video: Lecture and Demonstration—Ancient Roman Hairdressing
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Janet Stephens, a trained hairdresser and experimental archaeologist, discusses the history of ancient hairdressing and, using live models, recreates authentic Roman hairstyles similar to those...
Video: Lecture and Demonstration—Ancient Roman Hairdressing
Turning the Pages: James Ensor (Belgian, 1860-1949), Sketchbook, 1929-42
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The visionary Belgian artist James Ensor inventoried nearly 250 paintings and drawings he had made from 1876 onward in this unusually orderly sketchbook.
Turning the Pages: James Ensor (Belgian, 1860-1949), <em>Sketchbook</em>, 1929-42
Turning the Pages: Joseph E. Yoakum (American, 1890–1972), Workbook C, 1972
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Joseph Elmer Yoakum was an artist who started drawing in his seventies, creating inventive landscape drawings between the early 1960s and his death in 1972. Unlike most self-taught artists, Yoakum...
Turning the Pages: Joseph E. Yoakum (American, 1890–1972), <em>Workbook C</em>, 1972
Turning the Pages: After Heinrich Vogtherr (German, 1490-1556), A New Art Book, 1549
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Henrich Vogtherr the Elder and his son illustrated an exceedingly popular book of woodcut patterns for artists in Strassburg in 1538. This pirated Dutch copy from about a decade later includes all...
Turning the Pages: After Heinrich Vogtherr (German, 1490-1556), <em>A New Art Book</em>, 1549
Video: Coin Production in the Roman World
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Coins were made of pieces of gold, silver, or bronze, known as blanks, which were cast or cut to specific weights. To make a coin, a blank was sandwiched between a pair of dies with engraved designs...
Video: Coin Production in the Roman World
Turning the Pages: Christina Ramberg (American 1946-1995), Sketchbook, about 1976
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Christina Ramberg is one of the Chicago Imagists who exhibited in the 1960's and 1970's. Her notebooks contains fragments and sketches of costumes and clothing that are referenced in her drawings and...
Turning the Pages: Christina Ramberg (American 1946-1995), Sketchbook, about 1976
Turning the Pages: Marion Perkins (American, 1908-1961), Sketchbook (Regent), by 1961
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African American sculptor Marion Perkins lived and worked in Chicago after moving there from Arkansas in 1916. Initially self taught, he had some training through the South Side Community Arts Center...
Turning the Pages: Marion Perkins (American, 1908-1961), <em>Sketchbook (Regent)</em>, by 1961
Online Catalogue: Pissarro Paintings and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago
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This online scholarly catalogue is the museum’s fourth volume in its scholarly digitalseries on the Impressionist circle. The catalogue offers in-depth curatorial and technical entries on 17...
Online Catalogue: Whistler and Roussel: Linked Visions
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This online scholarly catalogue accompanied an Art Institute exhibition of the same title. The catalogue explores the artistic collaboration between James McNeill Whistler and Theodore Roussel and...
Video: Infrared Photography
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See another example of infrared photography that reveals minimal underdrawing.
National Gallery of Art work featured in video:
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Video: Infrared Photography
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