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James Elkins, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, reviewed observations on how we see things with a particular look at art. He was introduced by Art Institute President and Director James Cuno.
Audio Lecture: Objects Speak Back
Painter Joyce Owens grew up in a culturally diverse neighborhood; her strong African American roots were infused with Jewish culture. Responding to the secular theme of Marc Chagall's The Circus...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Joyce Owens Connects with Marc Chagall
John Arndt discusses images by photographer Robert Adams, whose severe landscapes inform Arndt's own sculpture and works on paper.  Arndt, who teaches at College of DuPage, was awarded a residency at...
Audio Lecture: John Arndt Connects with Robert Adams
Briony Fer of University College, London, spoke on Eva Hesse for this symposium. She was introduced by James Rondeau, Frances and Thomas Dittmer Chair of Contemporary Art.
Audio Lecture: Briony Fer on Eva Hesse
Leonard Lesko, emeritus Brown University, reviews the legacy of winemaking and tasting in Egypt from about 5000 years ago across the dynasties including special attention to wine jars found in King...
Audio Lecture: Wine of the Pharoahs
The astonishing legacy of Alexander the Great in Asia is explored in this lecture, which discusses the unique art that developed in the Greek kingdom of Bactria in present day northern Afghanistan...
Audio Lecture: Art from Ancient Bactria and Gandhara: The Legacy of Alexander the Great in the East
Melissa McCormick reviews selected scenes from the 11th century Tales of Genji as she describes the literary classic's role in the genre of Japanese screens. She is introduced by Janice...
Audio Lecture: Gifts of Wishful Thinking: Genji Screens and the Bridal Trousseau in Tokugawa Japan
This episode of the Art Institute of Chicago Musecast includes:
Art Institute in the Community: Journey to the top of the Nichols Bridgeway with museum director James Cuno and...
Musecast: March 2009
Combining previously unpublished images with scrupulous archival research, this lecture illuminates the ideological nature of the genre and the centrality of race and cultural identity in...
Audio Lecture: Cutting a Figure: Fashioning Black Portraiture
This episode of the Art Institute Musecast includes:
Exhibition Focus: Spectacular and sophisticated, the royal sculptures and regalia featured in...
Musecast: August 2008

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