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As part of our American Perspectives season, distinguished literary scholar and Stanford professor Arnold Rampersad explores the relation ship between jazz and the work of Langston Hughes and Ralph...
Audio Lecture: Arnold Rampersad on Ralph Ellison
Born in Ghana and raised in Jamaica, Kwame Dawes is a poet of precision, passion, and lyricism. At this event, Dawes reads from three of his books: Gomer's Song, Impossible Flying,...
Audio Lecture: Reading: Kwame Dawes
Artist David Schutter has intently studied an Art Institute work by Jean Antoine Watteau, and is making a new painting from memory, evoking, rather than copying, the 18th century image. He is, as...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: David Schutter Connects with Jean Antoine Watteau
Francisco Aragon, Brenda Cardenas, Blas Falconer, and Gina Franco read recent writings and comment on their work.
Audio Lecture: Reading: Four Notable Latino Poets
Conservator Judith Walsh, Buffalo State-SUNY, considers how Homer's fresh, spontaneous-looking works often are the result of careful study and deliberate planning.
Audio Lecture: Winslow Homer and the Color Theories of M.E. Chevereul
Sarah Hobbs's carefully staged and photographed scenarios reflect a profound--even empathetic--understanding of phobias, neuroses, and obsessions. Hear the artist discuss her work, which was part of...
Audio Lecture: Sarah Hobbs
Art Institute Chair of American Art Judith Barter provides innovative insights into Hopper's love of film and explains its inspirational role in the settings and mood of his work.
Audio Lecture: Transcending Reality: Edward Hopper's Nighthawks
Ellen Roberts, assistant curator of American art, provides an in-depth "sneak preview" of the exhibition Edward Hopper and...
Audio Lecture: Edward Hopper
Jan Tumlir teaches art and film theory at the Art Center and University of Southern California, and is a regular contributor to ArtForum, Frieze, and Flash Art. Here, he...
Audio Lecture: Jan Tumlir Lectures on Jeff Wall
Deb Sokolow works on a large scale with a precise attention to detail, using "low-tech" materials such as number two pencils, ballpoint pens, and correction fluid. Her talk describes the personal...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Deb Sokolow Connects with Guillermo Kuitca
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