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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
Audio Lecture: The 20th-Century Fate of the Craft Ideal
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Jackson Lears, Board of Governors professor of history at Rutgers University, traces the changing attitudes toward craftsmanship in the 20th-century United States high and popular culture, looking...
Audio Lecture: The 20th-Century Fate of the Craft Ideal
Audio Lecture: How to Survive Civilization, or What I Have Learned from Dada
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Hal Foster, Princeton University, looks at avant garde art with a focus on the mimetic excess found in Dada and its progeny.  He recalls the Cabaret Voltaire performances of poet Hugo Ball in Zurich...
Audio Lecture: How to Survive Civilization, or What I Have Learned from Dada
Audio Lecture: African Art and the Modernist Eye
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Christa Clarke, Neward Museum, considers the influence of modernism in shaping Western perceptions of African art.
Audio Lecture: African Art and the Modernist Eye
Audio Lecture: The English Arts and Crafts Movement and the Cotswolds
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British scholar Mary Greensted discusses why Arts and Crafts designers such as Morris, Gimson, and Ashbee deserted city life in favor of the rural Cotswolds. This event is presented in support of the...
Audio Lecture: The English Arts and Crafts Movement and the Cotswolds
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
Online Catalogue: Renoir Painting and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago
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This online scholarly catalogue is the second volume in the Art Institute’s scholarly digital series on the Impressionist circle. The catalogue offers in-depth curatorial and technical entries on 25...
Online Catalogue: Caillebotte Paintings and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago
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This online scholarly catalogue is the museum’s third volume in its scholarly digital series on the Impressionist circle. This catalogue offers in-depth curatorial and technical entries on the five...
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