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Audio Lecture: Sixty Years of Art in Pakistan
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The creation of Pakistan in 1947 offered the nascent state a new cultural and political beginning. By the 1980s Pakistani artists were exhibiting installations as creative and cutting-edge as any in...
Audio Lecture: Sixty Years of Art in Pakistan
Audio Lecture: Byzantium and Points East
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The Byzantine Empire formed a link between the vital cultures of the Silk Road and the classical traditions of the West. Cultural diversity and great wealth created a rich artistic mixture. Robert...
Audio Lecture: Byzantium and Points East
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Sumakshi Singh Connects with Richard Tuttle
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In her talk from April 7, 2007, artist Sumakshi Singh discusses the impact of minimalist works by Richard Tuttle on her own intricately detailed installations and experimental performances.
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Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Sumakshi Singh Connects with Richard Tuttle
Audio Lecture: Murals and Sculpture of India
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At this lecture, art historian and filmmaker Benoy Behl reveals his recent extraordinary photographic views of significant ancient murals in India. He also screened two of his short art films that...
Audio Lecture: Murals and Sculpture of India
Audio Lecture: Curatorial Perspectives
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Presented by Madhuvanti Ghose, Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian Crossroads of the Art Institute to the Crossroads of Asia, this illustrated lecture of Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Islamic Art,...
Audio Lecture: Curatorial Perspectives
Family Activity: Dancing Gods
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Learn about Hindu gods and the importance of dance in Hindu culture. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.
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Dance is an important part of Hindu culture....
Family Activity: Dancing Gods
Family Activity: Loving Tara
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Find out more about the compassionate and loving Buddhist goddess Tara. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.
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In this painted, wooden sculpture, the...
Family Activity: Loving Tara
Family Activity: Royal Workshop
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Mughal manuscripts like the Akbarnama were often the product of workshops or teams of artists who each contributed their own specialty to the final product. Assemble your own workshop to...
Family Activity: Royal Workshop
Artwork Resource Packet: Dancing Ganesha
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This sculpture of Ganesha, Hinduism's Lord of Beginnings and Remover of Obstacles, posed mid-dance, is sure to amuse with his oversized elephant head and rotund belly. This teaching packet includes...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Dancing Ganesha</em>
Teacher Manual: Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
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Based on an interactive and educational exhibition on view at the Art Institute of Chicago from 2003–2007; this manual explores the museum's diverse collection through eleven works that relate to the...
Teacher Manual: Faces, Places, &amp; Inner Spaces
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