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Musecast: March 2007
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This episode of the Art Institute of Chicago's Musecast includes:
Modern Art: Visit the Modern Wing's construction site and find out why we're calling the museum's new wing the...
Musecast: March 2007
Web Interactive: Suit of Armor
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Learn the names and functions of the basic pieces of a suit of armor.
Web Interactive: Suit of Armor
Audio Lecture: 100 Years of Picasso and Chicago
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Stephanie D'Alessandro, exhibition curator, discusses the artist's connections with the city.
Audio Lecture: 100 Years of Picasso and Chicago
Audio Lecture: Passing Beauty—On the Late Work of Irving Penn
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Curator Matt Witkovsky reviews the photographs of Irving Penn as seen in the exhibition Irving Penn: Underfoot.
Audio Lecture: Passing Beauty—On the Late Work of Irving Penn
Video: Infrared Photography
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See another example of infrared photography that reveals minimal underdrawing.
National Gallery of Art work featured in video:
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Video: Infrared Photography
Video Demonstration: Sanding
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English watercolor artists of Homer’s era commonly used sandpaper as a reductive tool. One popular authority wrote that, when “carefully employed,” it “is one of the most successful ways by which...
Video Demonstration: Sanding
Video Demonstration: Wet-on-Wet
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Painting wet-on-wet involves introducing a new wash into one that is still wet, allowing colors to run and blend without solid boundaries. Complete control is impossible, but the unpredictable...
Video Demonstration: Wet-on-Wet
Video Demonstration: Laying a Flat Wash
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Laying a flat wash is a fundamental technique for depicting sky and water in a landscape painting. After crossing the length of the sheet with her brush, which is loaded with color, the painter...
Video Demonstration: Laying a Flat Wash
Video: Ellsworth Kelly's White Curve installed in the Modern Wing
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Ellsworth Kelly's White Curve was conceived specifically for the Modern Wing's new Pritzker Garden. Made of painted aluminum and 54 feet in length, this monumental sculpture is the largest...
Turning the Pages: Henri de Toulouse Lautrec (French, 1864-1901), Sketchbook, 1880
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An untiring chronicler of the Parisian underworld, Henri de Toulouse Lautrec drew prolifically throughout his career, and with great skill from the outset. In fact, he completed his Art Institute...
Turning the Pages: Henri de Toulouse Lautrec (French, 1864-1901), <em>Sketchbook</em>, 1880
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