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Video: Wall Drawing #1111 by Sol LeWitt
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Draftsman Takeshi Arita and assistants install Sol LeWitt's Wall Drawing #1111: Circle with broken bands of color, 2003, in the Modern Wing's Griffin Court for the exhibition Contemporary...
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Video: 13th-Century St. George Church, Lalibela, Ethiopia
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The town of Lalibela, in the highlands of northern Ethiopia, is a pilgrimage site for Ethiopian Orthodox Christians. During the 12th and 13th centuries, 11 churches were hewn from Lalibela’s massive...
Video: 13th-Century St. George Church, Lalibela, Ethiopia
Video: 500 Ways of Looking at Modern
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Art Institute of Chicago Director James Cuno introduces the 500 Ways of Looking at Modern season.
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Video: A Conversation with James Cuno and Diana Eck
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Diana Eck, Harvard University professor of comparative religions and Indian studies and director of the Pluralist Project, sits down with museum director James Cuno to discuss the Art Institute's...
Video: A Conversation with James Cuno and Diana Eck
Video: A Conversation with James Cuno and Richard Longworth
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Richard Longworth, Senior Fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, discusses his recent book Caught in the Middle: America's Heartland in the Age of Globalism with Art Institute...
Video: A Conversation with James Cuno and Richard Longworth
Video: A Golden Spider-Silk Textile at the Art Institute of Chicago
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Get a behind-the-scenes look at this history and creation of this dazzling textile—the only one of its kind in the world—made from the strands of silk from over one million of Madagascar's golden orb...
Video: A Golden Spider-Silk Textile at the Art Institute of Chicago
Video: Acceptance of Impressionism in America
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Hear why Impressionism was criticized in the 1870s and meet individuals like Mrs. Potter Palmer who supported it and brought it to Chicago.
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Video: Ancient and Byzantine Mosaic Materials
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In the ancient Mediterranean world, the earliest-known mosaics, which date to the 8th century B.C., were made of large, water-smoothed pebbles arranged in geometric patterns. Over time, they were...
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Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Core-Formed Technique
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From 1600 B.C. to the first decade of the 1st century A.D., the core-formed technique was the most common means of making colorful glass vessels in ancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, and Eastern...
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Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Free-Blown Technique
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Around 40 B.C. the ancient glass industry changed dramatically with the innovation of blowing glass. By blowing air through a long hollow tub, the glassmaker is able to manipulate the shape of a...
Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Free-Blown Technique
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