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With the aid of modern CT scan technology, conservators are seeing ancient civilizations in a whole new light, from Egyptian High Priests to Peruvian artisans.  Their remnants of day-of-day life are...
Audio Lecture: Molecular to Monumental: Rediscovering Lost Cultures from the Inside Out
Silvia Malagrino is a Chicago filmmaker whose work explores the history of violence in her native Argentina through witness narration, interviews, and re-created footage.  For Artists Connect,...
Audio Lecture: Silvia Malagrino Connects with Francisco Goya
Theodora Vischer, based at Schaulager Ruchfeldstrasse, Basel, spoke on Robert Gober  for this symposium. She was introduced by James Rondeau, Frances and Thomas Dittmer Chair of Contemporary Art.
Audio Lecture: Theodora Vischer on Robert Gober
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Combining previously unpublished images with scrupulous archival research, this lecture illuminates the ideological nature of the genre and the centrality of race and cultural identity in...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
Bringing together leading international thinkers on Bochner's work, this one-day academic symposium addresses Bochner's ideas about the complex and occasionally contradictory interactions between...
Audio Lecture: Mel Bochner Symposium, Panel I: Language (Chrissie Iles)
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