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Audio Lecture: The Vinteuil Sonata: Where Music and Literature Collide
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Composer John Adams gives the Third Annual Presidential Lecture on how French 19th-century writer Marcel Proust describes the act of listening to music, referring also to novelist Thomas Mann. Adams...
Audio Lecture: The Vinteuil Sonata: Where Music and Literature Collide
Audio Lecture: Andreas Fischer Connects with Courbet
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Andreas Fischer looks closely at works by Gustave Courbet, noting the consummate skill with which the painter explored the expressive properties of his medium. Andreas also describes the process by...
Audio Lecture: Andreas Fischer Connects with Courbet
Audio Lecture: Home/work: Images in Context
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Julia Fish's paintings are quiet, abstract manifestations of observed realities drawn from personal experiences, memories, and her own immediate surroundings. Many of her early paintings focused on...
Audio Lecture: Home/work: Images in Context
Audio Lecture: Conversation with Maestro Boulez
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Pierre Boulez, universally acclaimed composer and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Conductor Emeritus, reflects on the high notes of modernism with CSO program annotator Phillip Huscher.  Presented...
Audio Lecture: Conversation with Maestro Boulez
Audio Lecture: Silvia Malagrino Connects with Francisco Goya
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Silvia Malagrino is a Chicago filmmaker whose work explores the history of violence in her native Argentina through witness narration, interviews, and re-created footage.  For Artists Connect,...
Audio Lecture: Silvia Malagrino Connects with Francisco Goya
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Combining previously unpublished images with scrupulous archival research, this lecture illuminates the ideological nature of the genre and the centrality of race and cultural identity in...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: Rhonda Wheatley Connects with Cy Twombly
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Artist Rhonda Wheatley looks at the inspiration taken from paintings and sculpture by Cy Twombly, whose recent works will inaugurate the Modern Wing in May 2009.
Audio Lecture: Rhonda Wheatley Connects with Cy Twombly
Audio Lecture: Edra Soto Connects with William Blake
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Edra Soto is a Chicago-based artist who has exhibited internationally and locally. Her paintings, photographs, objects, and installations reflect an interest in pop culture, private mythologies, and...
Audio Lecture: Edra Soto Connects with William Blake
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
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
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