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Turning the Pages: Joseph E. Yoakum (American, 1890–1972), Workbook B, 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 B</em>, 1972
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
Video: Tom Marioni in Conversation with Constance Lewallen: Social Art and Out of Body Drawing
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Tom Marioni (American, born 1937) is considered an influential figure of the American conceptual art movement because of his pioneering use of social activity as sculpture. He has continued to blur...
Video: Tom Marioni in Conversation with Constance Lewallen: Social Art and Out of Body Drawing
Audio Lecture: John Arndt Connects with Robert Adams
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John Arndt discusses images by photographer Robert Adams, whose severe landscapes inform Arndt's own sculpture and works on paper.  Arndt, who teaches at College of DuPage, was awarded a residency at...
Audio Lecture: John Arndt Connects with Robert Adams
Audio Lecture: Briony Fer on Eva Hesse
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Briony Fer of University College, London, spoke on Eva Hesse for this symposium. She was introduced by James Rondeau, Frances and Thomas Dittmer Chair of Contemporary Art.
Audio Lecture: Briony Fer on Eva Hesse
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
Audio Lecture: Gifts of Wishful Thinking: Genji Screens and the Bridal Trousseau in Tokugawa Japan
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Melissa McCormick reviews selected scenes from the 11th century Tales of Genji as she describes the literary classic's role in the genre of Japanese screens. She is introduced by Janice...
Audio Lecture: Gifts of Wishful Thinking: Genji Screens and the Bridal Trousseau in Tokugawa Japan
Musecast: March 2009
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This episode of the Art Institute of Chicago Musecast includes:
Art Institute in the Community: Journey to the top of the Nichols Bridgeway with museum director James Cuno and...
Musecast: March 2009
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
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