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Video: Lost Wax Brass Casting, Benin City, 2003, 2006
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Brass Casters (Igun Eronmwon)
The copper alloys of brass and bronze were highly valued within the Benin Kingdom long before Portuguese contact. Reflecting this...
Video: Lost Wax Brass Casting, Benin City, 2003, 2006
Video: Igue Festival, Benin City, 2002-2003
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A video showing footage from the Igue Festival in Benin City, Nigeria.
Video: Igue Festival, Benin City, 2002-2003
Video: Marc Chagall's America Windows
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Learn about the history, creation, conservation, and reinstallation of one of the most beloved works in the Art Institute's collection.
Video: Marc Chagall's <em>America Windows</em>
Video: Newsreel Broadcasts about the TASS Studio, 1941-42
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Sovetskoe iskusstvo 5 (1941), 1.05 min.
Soiuzkinozhurnal (1942), 2.15 min.
Video: Newsreel Broadcasts about the TASS Studio, 1941-42
Video: Monet's Model of Haystacks
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Photographic footage of stacks of wheat in a range of weather conditions, much as Monet painted them in 1890-91.
Video: Monet's Model of <em>Haystacks</em>
Video: Inside the Augsburg Cabinet
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This elaborately veneered ebony and ivory cabinet from the 17th century holds many secrets. Now, through the magic of animation, viewers are granted a glimpse of the hidden interiors. When the door...
Video: Inside the Augsburg Cabinet
Video: Monkeys by Candlelight
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We don't usually think of monkeys and candlelight in the same sentence—but in this video we see how the two come together quite beautifully. A monkey orchestra "performs" amidst the soft glow of...
Video: Monkeys by Candlelight
Video: The Latz Clock by Candlelight
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By the early 18th century, interior decorations became quite lavish, and clock cases, like this design by Jean-Pierre Latz, followed suit. Not simply brilliant in and of itself, the gilding of this...
Video: The Latz Clock by Candlelight
Video: English Center Table
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Folding tables were invented long before Ikea started selling them. This one, with its elaborately carved border on all four sides, was made in England over 250 years ago. It has a very unusual form...
Video: English Center Table
Video: The Chalice Revealed
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During Communion, the most important rite in many Christian denominations, priests share bread and wine with the congregation in remembrance of the Last Supper and Christ's sacrifice. The decoration...
Video: The Chalice Revealed
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