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Audio Lecture: Cy Twombly's Things
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Kate Nesin, associate curator of contemporary art, discusses her book Cy Twombly’s Things, the first full-length English-language study of this influential artist’s distinctive sculptural...
Audio Lecture: Cy Twombly's Things
Video Lecture: Chuck Close, part 1
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Artist Chuck Close discusses his life, art, and the creative process with biographer Christopher Finch.
Video Lecture: Chuck Close, part 1
Video: A Golden Spider-Silk Textile at the Art Institute of Chicago
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Get a behind-the-scenes look at this history and creation of this dazzling textile—the only one of its kind in the world—made from the strands of silk from over one million of Madagascar's golden orb...
Video: A Golden Spider-Silk Textile at the Art Institute of Chicago
Audio Lecture: Cutting a Figure: Fashioning Black Portraiture
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Combining previously unpublished images with scrupulous archival research, this lecture illuminates the ideological nature of the genre and the centrality of race and cultural identity in...
Audio Lecture: Cutting a Figure: Fashioning Black Portraiture
Audio Lecture: Martina Nehrling Connects with Vuillard
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Martina Nehrling makes colorful paintings that pulse with an interior rhythm. She says, "When I paint I am sounding out elements of my everyday life, and I am captivated by the richly textured...
Audio Lecture: Martina Nehrling Connects with Vuillard
Audio Lecture: Lou Mallozzi Connects with van der Spelt and van Mieris
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Lou Mallozzi has been at the forefront of the experimental sound scene in Chicago for decades. For this Artists Connect talk, Mallozzi took van der Spelt and van Mieris's Trompe l'Oeil Still Life...
Audio Lecture: Lou Mallozzi Connects with van der Spelt and van Mieris
Audio Lecture: Benin--Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria
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Art Institute curator Kathleen Bickford Berzock introduces the special exhibition Benin--Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria.
Audio Lecture: Benin--Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Bibiana Suarez Connects with Rosalba Carriera
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Artist Bibiana Suarez spoke at the Art Institute on December 2, 2006, as part of the series Artists Connect. Her revealing observations illuminate the presentation of 18th-century identities in...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Bibiana Suarez Connects with Rosalba Carriera
Audio Lecture: Making Her Mark—Sari Dienes and the Artist's Trace in the 1950s New York
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Hungarian-born Sari Dienes (1898-1992) had an extensive career, producing some of her most significant work between 1950 and 1954. Recent School of the Art Institute Chicago graduate Kate Zeller...
Audio Lecture: Making Her Mark—Sari Dienes and the Artist's Trace in the 1950s New York
Audio Lecture: Michael Dinges Connects with Joseph Cornell
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Michael Dinges, inspired by the scrimshaw tradition, inscribes pithy commentary and figured imagery on pure white surfaces. Dead laptops, PVC, plastic buckets, and lawn chairs take on new meaning...
Audio Lecture: Michael Dinges Connects with Joseph Cornell
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