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Audio Lecture: Benin--Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria
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Art Institute curator Kathleen Bickford Berzock introduces the special exhibition Benin--Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria.
Audio Lecture: Benin--Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria
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: 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
Audio Lecture: The Wit of Illusion—Trompe l’Oeil in American Art
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Wendy Bellion, University of Delaware, explores the perceptual riddles of trompe l’oeil art from the Peale family in the 1790s to William Michael Harnett. Presented with the Terra Foundation for...
Audio Lecture: The Wit of Illusion—Trompe l’Oeil in American Art

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