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Audio Lecture: Horace Pippin's Cabin in the Cotton
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Curator Sarah Kelly discusses self-taught artist Horace Pippin's layered paint technique and reviews primary sources that seem to have inspired his famous Cabin in the Cotton images.
Audio Lecture: Horace Pippin's <em>Cabin in the Cotton</em>
Audio Lecture: Woven Traditions: Asante and Ewe Textiles
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Nii Quarcoopome, Detroit Institute of Art, highlighted selections of Asante and Ewe textiles in the Art Institute of Chicago collections. He was introduced by curator Kathleen Berzock.
Audio Lecture: Woven Traditions: Asante and Ewe Textiles
Video: Lecture—Food for Thought
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In conjunction with the exhibition Art and Appetite, Bonnie Costello, professor at Boston University, examines the ways in which modern painters experimented with still life—selection,...
Video: Lecture—Food for Thought
Audio Lecture: Breaking Away: How Rembrandt Became an Original Artist
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In celebration of the 400th birthday anniversary of Rembrandt, art historian Stephanie Dickey describes the young genius's grappling with the art of the past, his irreverent sense of humor, and his...
Audio Lecture: Breaking Away: How Rembrandt Became an Original Artist
Audio Lecture: Great Houses of Chicago
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Susan Benjamin and Stuart Cohen bring to life the world of such legendary Chicagoans as the Armours, McCormicks, Pullmans, and Ryersons, who immortalized their place among the city's elite with...
Audio Lecture: Great Houses of Chicago
Audio Lecture: Second Thoughts on The Da Vinci Code
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Dan Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code has transcended its original role as a popular thriller become a cultural talking point. Curator Bruce Boucher considers Brown's novel not only in terms...
Audio Lecture: Second Thoughts on The Da Vinci Code
Audio Lecture: Sufis, Shi'ites, and Shahs: The Great Shrines of Iran, 1500-1650
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Sheila Canby, curator of Islamic Art at the British Museum, discusses landmark structures built for the Shia Safavid dynasty.
Audio Lecture: Sufis, Shi'ites, and Shahs: The Great Shrines of Iran, 1500-1650
Audio Lecture: The Checkered History of the Farnsworth House
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Noted art historian and Mies van der Rohe biographer Franz Schulze offers rare insights into this architectural gem, discussing the key people and dramatic events that have shaped its history.
Audio Lecture: The Checkered History of the Farnsworth House
Audio Lecture: El Greco's Assumption of the Virgin
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To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Art Institute's acquisition of this masterpiece by El Greco, art historian Richard Mann tells the exciting story of the painting's commission, its stylistic...
Audio Lecture: El Greco's <em>Assumption of the Virgin</em>
Audio Lecture: Murals and Sculpture of India
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At this lecture, art historian and filmmaker Benoy Behl reveals his recent extraordinary photographic views of significant ancient murals in India. He also screened two of his short art films that...
Audio Lecture: Murals and Sculpture of India
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