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Audio Lecture: The English Arts and Crafts Movement and the Cotswolds
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British scholar Mary Greensted discusses why Arts and Crafts designers such as Morris, Gimson, and Ashbee deserted city life in favor of the rural Cotswolds. This event is presented in support of the...
Audio Lecture: The English Arts and Crafts Movement and the Cotswolds
Audio Lecture: Mel Bochner Symposium, Panel II: Translation (Carroll Dunham)
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Bringing together leading international thinkers on Bochner's work, this one-day academic symposium addresses Bochner's ideas about the complex and occasionally contradictory interactions between...
Audio Lecture: Mel Bochner Symposium, Panel II: Translation (Carroll Dunham)
Audio Lecture: Japanese Screen Paintings and the Strategy of Emperors
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Elizabeth Lillehoj, DePaul University, explores Japanese screens of the 17th and 18th centuries whose visual evidence reveals the emperor's crucial role in legitimatizing military leaders. She is...
Audio Lecture: Japanese Screen Paintings and the Strategy of Emperors
Audio Lecture: Space, Place, and Spectatorship in Ed Ruscha's Los Angeles
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This engaging day devoted to Pop and Conceptual artist Ed Ruscha, which kicked off the exhibition Ed Ruscha and Photography, revealed his important and widespread contributions to art of the...
Audio Lecture: Space, Place, and Spectatorship in Ed Ruscha's Los Angeles
Audio Lecture: Robert Lowell and the Modern Legacy
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Scholar Helen Vendler, Harvard University, discusses the poet Robert Lowell at the end of his career, when he viewed great American modernists Pound, Eliot, Frost, Tate, Crane, and Williams no longer...
Audio Lecture: Robert Lowell and the Modern Legacy
Audio Lecture: Mel Bochner Symposium, Panel II: Translation (Johanna Burton)
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Bringing together leading international thinkers on Bochner's work, this one-day academic symposium addresses Bochner's ideas about the complex and occasionally contradictory interactions between...
Audio Lecture: Mel Bochner Symposium, Panel II: Translation (Johanna Burton)
Audio Lecture: Apart at the Seams: Looking at Victorian Photocollage
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This lecture, in conjunction with the exhibition Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage, explores the ways Victorians viewed photocollage albums and reconciled the visually...
Audio Lecture: Apart at the Seams: Looking at Victorian Photocollage
Audio Lecture: Molecular to Monumental: Rediscovering Lost Cultures from the Inside Out
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With the aid of modern CT scan technology, conservators are seeing ancient civilizations in a whole new light, from Egyptian High Priests to Peruvian artisans.  Their remnants of day-of-day life are...
Audio Lecture: Molecular to Monumental: Rediscovering Lost Cultures from the Inside Out
Audio Lecture: Wine of the Pharoahs
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Leonard Lesko, emeritus Brown University, reviews the legacy of winemaking and tasting in Egypt from about 5000 years ago across the dynasties including special attention to wine jars found in King...
Audio Lecture: Wine of the Pharoahs
Audio Lecture: Art from Ancient Bactria and Gandhara: The Legacy of Alexander the Great in the East
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The astonishing legacy of Alexander the Great in Asia is explored in this lecture, which discusses the unique art that developed in the Greek kingdom of Bactria in present day northern Afghanistan...
Audio Lecture: Art from Ancient Bactria and Gandhara: The Legacy of Alexander the Great in the East
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