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Audio Lecture: In Search of the Byzantine Artist
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Charles Barber, University of Notre Dame, provides a positive view of the often criticized Byzantine artists
who worked in the era when the copy was valued more than the original.
Artwork...
Audio Lecture: In Search of the Byzantine Artist
Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Roman Mold-Blown Technique
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Beginning in the 1st century A.D., Roman glassmakers determined that blown-glass vessels could be mass-produced using molds. This method of production, which allowed glass workshops to produce...
Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Roman Mold-Blown Technique
Video: Conserving Ancient and Byzantine Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
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While the Art Institute of Chicago's ancient and Byzantine collection was off view during the construction of the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art, numerous...
Video: Conserving Ancient and Byzantine Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
Video: Making Ancient and Byzantine Mosaics
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There's more to mosaics than meets the eye. The design and arrangement of hundreds or thousands of tesserae (stone or glass cubes) was a complex process involving meticulous planning. However, before...
Video: Making Ancient and Byzantine Mosaics
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...
Video: Ancient and Byzantine Mosaic Materials
LaunchPad in the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art
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LaunchPad is an engaging multimedia program of digital interpretive materials, which is currently accessible in the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art. Sixteen...
LaunchPad in the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art

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