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Audio Lecture: Arms and Armor—Harding's Castle and Collection
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Stuart Pyhrr, Metropolitan Museum of Art, discusses armor and Chicago's George F. Harding, Jr.'s passion for collecting it.
Audio Lecture: Arms and Armor—Harding's Castle and Collection
Audio Lecture: The Lingam Made Flesh: Split-Level Symbolism in Hindu Art
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Wendy Doniger, University of Chicago, traced a centuries-old dispute
on the symbolism of a genre of votary object representing Hindu god
Shiva. James Cuno, president and director of the...
Audio Lecture: The Lingam Made Flesh: Split-Level Symbolism in Hindu Art
Audio Lecture: Changing Face, Changing Place—A History of African Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
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Curator Kathleen Bickford Berzock traces the history of African Art at the museum from the 1920s to the present,
introducing the new installation opening spring 2011.
Audio Lecture: Changing Face, Changing Place—A History of African Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
Audio: Sustaining Fellows Annual Meeting
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On February 14 the Sustaining Fellows gathered for a recap of the previous year and also hear some news of things to come at the museum. After champagne around the Woman’s Board Grand Staircase,...
Audio: Sustaining Fellows Annual Meeting
Audio Lecture: Artist Talk—An-My Le
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Photographer An-My Le reviewed her work highlighting the Vietnam War reenactment scenes and those of soldiers training for Iraq. This lecture was the keynote for the Material Witness symposium that...
Audio Lecture: Artist Talk—An-My Le
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Joyce Owens Connects with Marc Chagall
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Painter Joyce Owens grew up in a culturally diverse neighborhood; her strong African American roots were infused with Jewish culture. Responding to the secular theme of Marc Chagall's The Circus...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Joyce Owens Connects with Marc Chagall
Video Postcard: Paris Street; Rainy Day (1877)
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Gloria Groom, David and Mary Winton Green Senior Curator of 19th-Century European Painting and Sculpture, takes you on a detailed tour of one of Caillebotte's masterpieces.
Video Postcard: <em>Paris Street; Rainy Day</em> (1877)
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
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: African Art and the Modernist Eye
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Christa Clarke, Neward Museum, considers the influence of modernism in shaping Western perceptions of African art.
Audio Lecture: African Art and the Modernist Eye
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