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Audio Lecture: Breaking Away: How Rembrandt Became an Original Artist
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In celebration of the 400th birthday anniversary of Rembrandt, art historian Stephanie Dickey describes the young genius's grappling with the art of the past, his irreverent sense of humor, and his...
Audio Lecture: Breaking Away: How Rembrandt Became an Original Artist
Audio Lecture: El Greco's Assumption of the Virgin
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To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Art Institute's acquisition of this masterpiece by El Greco, art historian Richard Mann tells the exciting story of the painting's commission, its stylistic...
Audio Lecture: El Greco's <em>Assumption of the Virgin</em>
Audio Lecture: Murals and Sculpture of India
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At this lecture, art historian and filmmaker Benoy Behl reveals his recent extraordinary photographic views of significant ancient murals in India. He also screened two of his short art films that...
Audio Lecture: Murals and Sculpture of India
Audio Lecture: The Treatment of Toulouse-Lautrec's Ballet Dancers
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Art Institute Conservator of Paintings Faye Wrubel offers a brief overview of some favorite projects and discusses the complex and interesting treatment of Henri Toulouse-Lautrec's Ballet Dancers...
Audio Lecture: The Treatment of Toulouse-Lautrec's <em>Ballet Dancers</em>
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: All Receding Together, One Hundred Slanting LInes
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Jerome Silbergeld, Princeton University, probes architectural details in Chinese painting, discovering political and social references in the relationship between two dimensional images and their...
Audio Lecture: All Receding Together, One Hundred Slanting LInes
Audio Lecture: Technical Study of Saint John in the Wilderness
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The authorship of the magnificent Spanish-school Saint John in the Wilderness has long been a subject of debate. The painting entered the Art Institute of Chicago collection in 1957 as a...
Audio Lecture: Technical Study of Saint John in the Wilderness
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)
Audio Lecture: Horace Pippin's Cabin in the Cotton
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Curator Sarah Kelly discusses self-taught artist Horace Pippin's layered paint technique and reviews primary sources that seem to have inspired his famous Cabin in the Cotton images.
Audio Lecture: Horace Pippin's <em>Cabin in the Cotton</em>
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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