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Video: Demonstration of the Kurma Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
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Kurma, the Tortoise: The hands represent the head of the tortoise. The thumbs and two fingers represent the tortoise's legs. The dancer's head represents the tortoise's shell.
Video: Demonstration of the Kurma Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
Video: Demonstration of the Kalki Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
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Kalki: The left hand represents the horse and the right hand represents the scepter.
Video: Demonstration of the Kalki Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
Video: The Sideboard Gets a Facelift
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By the time it was rediscovered, this sideboard had suffered years of neglect and needed a lot of attention. This video details the painstaking techniques our conservators used to restore it and...
Video: The Sideboard Gets a Facelift
Video: Ancient Greek Vase Production and the Black-Figure Technique
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Used for the storage and shipment of grains, wine, and other goods, as well as in the all-male Greek drinking party, known as the symposium, ancient Greek vases were decorated with a variety of...
Video: Ancient Greek Vase Production and the Black-Figure Technique
Video: Inside the Augsburg Cabinet
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This elaborately veneered ebony and ivory cabinet from the 17th century holds many secrets. Now, through the magic of animation, viewers are granted a glimpse of the hidden interiors. When the door...
Video: Inside the Augsburg Cabinet
Video: Boulle Marquetry
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Contemporary marquetry artist Patrick Edwards employs traditional tools and techniques to create works worthy of great artists of the past such as André-Charles Boulle. Boulle employed two kinds of...
Video: Boulle Marquetry
Video: From Delft to Chicago
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In this video, two artists recreate the Art Institute's Delft vase by employing the same time-tested techniques artists used to create the original. The entire process is illustrated, from preparing...
Video: From Delft to Chicago
Video: Monkeys by Candlelight
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We don't usually think of monkeys and candlelight in the same sentence—but in this video we see how the two come together quite beautifully. A monkey orchestra "performs" amidst the soft glow of...
Video: Monkeys by Candlelight
Video: Coin Production in the Roman World
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Coins were made of pieces of gold, silver, or bronze, known as blanks, which were cast or cut to specific weights. To make a coin, a blank was sandwiched between a pair of dies with engraved designs...
Video: Coin Production in the Roman World
Video: The Latz Clock by Candlelight
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By the early 18th century, interior decorations became quite lavish, and clock cases, like this design by Jean-Pierre Latz, followed suit. Not simply brilliant in and of itself, the gilding of this...
Video: The Latz Clock by Candlelight
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