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Audio Lecture: Feathered Serpents and Scarlet Macaws: Imagery of Casas Grandes Ceramics
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Elizabeth Pope, curatorial research assistant for the Casas Grandes exhibition, explores some of the complex cosmic symbolism to be found on this ancient American pottery.
Audio Lecture: Feathered Serpents and Scarlet Macaws: Imagery of Casas Grandes Ceramics
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Theaster Gates Connects with Japanese Ceramics
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An esteemed artist and teacher, Theaster Gates is coordinator of arts programming at the University of Chicago. Recent exhibitions include Speaking of Passage, Life After Qualls at the South Side...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Theaster Gates Connects with Japanese Ceramics
Audio Lecture: Sufis, Shi'ites, and Shahs: The Great Shrines of Iran, 1500-1650
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Sheila Canby, curator of Islamic Art at the British Museum, discusses landmark structures built for the Shia Safavid dynasty.
Audio Lecture: Sufis, Shi'ites, and Shahs: The Great Shrines of Iran, 1500-1650
Video: Overview of Apostles of Beauty
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Exhibition curator Judy Barter discusses the history of the Arts and Crafts movement and provides an overview of the exhibition Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago.
Video: Overview of <em>Apostles of Beauty</em>
Artwork Resource Packet: Camel and Rider
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This ceramic sculpture of a camel and rider is an example of a type of mingqi (pronounced ming-chee), or tomb figure. During the Tang Dynasty whenever a rich or powerful person died they were buried...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Camel and Rider</em>
Artwork Resource Packet: Storyteller Figure
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This handmade sculpture's energetic gestures and lively facial expression suggest a strong and vibrant personality. Unearthed from an ancient tomb, the figure represents a timeless recording of...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Storyteller Figure</em>
Activity: Nayarit Model House
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This small model of a house was a tomb sculpture from the ancient people of the Nayarit region of West Mexico. This lively house contains different groups of people both alone and together, multiple...
Activity: Nayarit <em>Model House</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Model of a Pole Dance Scene
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This small earthenware sculpture was used in an important ritual which was enacted by the ancient people of the Nayarit region of West Mexico and is still performed by people elsewhere in Mexico...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Model of a Pole Dance Scene</em>
Teacher Manual: Taoism and the Arts of China: Journey to Perfect Harmony
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Taoism is a world of beliefs, writings, ceremonial practices, study, art, and philosophy that strives to harmonize the life of human beings with the forever and naturally changing universe. This...
Teacher Manual: Taoism and the Arts of China: Journey to Perfect Harmony
Teacher Manual: Arts of Africa
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Art plays an integral role in the daily lives of African people. While their forms, textures, and colors may be visually dazzling, awe-inspiring, or even frightening, African art objects also provide...
Teacher Manual: Arts of Africa
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