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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Combining previously unpublished images with scrupulous archival research, this lecture illuminates the ideological nature of the genre and the centrality of race and cultural identity in...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
Musecast: August 2008
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This episode of the Art Institute Musecast includes:
Exhibition Focus: Spectacular and sophisticated, the royal sculptures and regalia featured in...
Musecast: August 2008
Audio Lecture: Mel Bochner Symposium, Panel I: Language (Chrissie Iles)
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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 I: Language (Chrissie Iles)
Audio Lecture: The Economics of Tapestry Making
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Filip Vermeylen from Eramus Universiteit in Rotterdam provides an introduction to the exhibition The Divine Art: Four Centuries of European Tapestries.
Audio Lecture: The Economics of Tapestry Making
Audio Lecture: Salon Caricature and Comic Criticism in 19th-Century Paris
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Julia Langbein, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Chicago, looks closely at the caricatures of paintings featured in the Salons, the official art exhibitions in Paris, asking how they functioned...
Audio Lecture: Salon Caricature and Comic Criticism in 19th-Century Paris
Audio Lecture: Reading: Adam Zagajewski
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Adam Zagajewski, a leading poet of the Polish New Wave of 1968 and winner of numerous international awards, read selections from his various books.
Audio Lecture: Reading: Adam Zagajewski
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