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Coins were made of pieces of gold, silver, or bronze, known as blanks, which were cast or cut to specific weights. To make a coin, a blank was sandwiched between a pair of dies with engraved designs...
Video: Coin Production in the Roman World
Explore the play of light on water—a favorite subject of Monet's—in this photographic footage with music.
Video: Monet's Model of Water and Light
Photographic footage of stacks of wheat in a range of weather conditions, much as Monet painted them in 1890-91.
Video: Monet's Model of <em>Haystacks</em>
Learn about van Gogh's painting of the municipal garden near his home, and his intentions for both the painting and his time with the visiting artist, Paul Gauguin.
Video: Van Gogh and Gauguin, <em>The Garden</em>
Tour the famous Parisian dance hall in this painting by Toulouse-Lautrec.
Video: Toulouse-Lautrec's <em>At the Moulin Rouge</em>
Step into the light-filled scene that Tanner depicted and learn about the artist's upbringing and career.
Video: Tanner's <em>The Two Disciples at the Tomb</em>
Take a tour of Gauguin's exotic and symbolic Tahitian landscape.
Video: Gauguin's <em>Day of the God (Mahana no Atua)</em>
In conjunction with the exhibition Art and Appetite, Bonnie Costello, professor at Boston University, examines the ways in which modern painters experimented with still life—selection,...
Video: Lecture—Food for Thought
Staff Picks is an ongoing series in which Art Institute employees talk about a work of their choosing from the museum’s collection. It could be anything: a favorite work, a particularly beautiful,...
Video: Staff Picks: Carolina K.
See another Prout's Neck watercolor in which Homer made extensive use of chalk resist.
National Gallery...
Video: Chalk Resist

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