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Audio Lecture: Reading: Kwame Dawes
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Born in Ghana and raised in Jamaica, Kwame Dawes is a poet of precision, passion, and lyricism. At this event, Dawes reads from three of his books: Gomer's Song, Impossible Flying,...
Audio Lecture: Reading: Kwame Dawes
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: Angela Strassheim
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The photography of Angela Strassheim reveals how the experience of growing up in a religious family or being female in America can profoundly influence experience. This lecture was presented in...
Audio Lecture: Angela Strassheim
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
Audio Lecture: Second Thoughts on The Da Vinci Code
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Dan Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code has transcended its original role as a popular thriller become a cultural talking point. Curator Bruce Boucher considers Brown's novel not only in terms...
Audio Lecture: Second Thoughts on The Da Vinci Code
Audio Lecture: El Greco's Assumption of the Virgin
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To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Art Institute's acquisition of this masterpiece by El Greco, art historian Richard Mann tells the exciting story of the painting's commission, its stylistic...
Audio Lecture: El Greco's <em>Assumption of the Virgin</em>
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: Chicago and Globalization—Caught in the Middle
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Richard Longworth, Senior Fellow, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs Fellow and award-winning Chicago Tribune foreign correspondent, cites research and analysis from his recent book.
Audio Lecture: Chicago and Globalization—Caught in the Middle
Audio Lecture: An Egyptian Mummy Case Rediscovered
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The elaborately decorated mummy case of an ancient Egyptian woman named Wenuhotep was only recently returned to the Art Institute after being on loan for many years. Internationally recognized...
Audio Lecture: An Egyptian Mummy Case Rediscovered
Audio Lecture: Laura Kina Connects with Gauguin
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Artists Connect is a lecture series in which area artists discuss their own work and works in the collection of the Art Institute. Here, Laura Kina discussed the productive conflict that results from...
Audio Lecture: Laura Kina Connects with Gauguin
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