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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: The History and Fine Art of American Indian Basketry
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The Art Institute's growing collection of Amerindian baskets includes rare and little-known treasures. Natalie Fay Linn, a leader in the study of the complex and sophisticated design of this ancient...
Audio Lecture: The History and Fine Art of American Indian Basketry
Audio Lecture: An Egyptian Mummy Case Rediscovered
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The elaborately decorated mummy case of an ancient Egyptian woman named Wenuhotep was only recently returned to the Art Institute after being on loan for many years. Internationally recognized...
Audio Lecture: An Egyptian Mummy Case Rediscovered
Audio Lecture: Science Chicago—A Technical Study of A Sunday on La Grande Jatte
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Inge Fiedler, Conservation Microscopist, discusses the technical study of Georges Seurat's A Sunday on La Grande Jatte 1884, painted between 1884 and 1886. Using an innovative technique...
Audio Lecture: Science Chicago—A Technical Study of <em>A Sunday on La Grande Jatte</em>
Audio Lecture: Global Collections for Global Cities
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Neil MacGregor, director of the British Museum, London, and the chair of World Collections, discusses "Global Collections for Global Cities," tracing the leadership role that the British Museum has...
Audio Lecture: Global Collections for Global Cities
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: A Thousand and One Swabs—The Transformation of Paris Street; Rainy Day
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When conservator Faye Wrubel examined Caillebotte's masterpiece Paris Street; Rainy Day in the Art Institute's conservation studio after it had traveled from Paris to New York and back to...
Video: A Thousand and One Swabs—The Transformation of <em>Paris Street; Rainy Day</em>

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