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Video: The Latz Clock by Candlelight
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By the early 18th century, interior decorations became quite lavish, and clock cases, like this design by Jean-Pierre Latz, followed suit. Not simply brilliant in and of itself, the gilding of this...
Video: The Latz Clock by Candlelight
Video: English Center Table
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Folding tables were invented long before Ikea started selling them. This one, with its elaborately carved border on all four sides, was made in England over 250 years ago. It has a very unusual form...
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Video: The Chalice Revealed
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During Communion, the most important rite in many Christian denominations, priests share bread and wine with the congregation in remembrance of the Last Supper and Christ's sacrifice. The decoration...
Video: The Chalice Revealed
Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Roman Mold-Blown Technique
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Beginning in the 1st century A.D., Roman glassmakers determined that blown-glass vessels could be mass-produced using molds. This method of production, which allowed glass workshops to produce...
Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Roman Mold-Blown Technique
Video: Chinoiserie Secretary Cabinet
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As a result of the series of trade routes known as the Silk Road, Europeans had long been fascinated with goods from East Asia. Trade in Chinese and Japanese silks, porcelains, and lacquer, which had...
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Video: Overview of Windows on the War—Soviet TASS Posters at Home and Abroad, 1941-1945
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Erin Hogan, director of public affairs, and Jill Bugajski, research associate, walk through and discuss the origins and themes of Windows on the War, an exhibition of Soviet TASS posters from World...
Video: Overview of Windows on the War—Soviet TASS Posters at Home and Abroad, 1941-1945
Video: This Is Marina City: A Presentation of the Portland Cement Association, 1965
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Produced by the Portland Cement Association, This is Marina City presented audiences with a detailed view of Bertrand Goldberg's elaborate design and construction process for this iconic...
Video: This Is Marina City: A Presentation of the Portland Cement Association, 1965
Online Catalogue: Roman Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
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Roman Art at the Art Institute of Chicago is a scholarly digital catalogue featuring art historical essays and conservation reports on artworks from the ancient Roman world in the Art...
Online Catalogue: Monet Paintings and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago
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This online scholarly catalogue is the first volume in the Art Institute’s scholarly digital series on the Impressionist circle. The catalogue offers in-depth curatorial and technical entries on 47...
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