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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
In celebration of the 400th birthday anniversary of Rembrandt, art historian Stephanie Dickey describes the young genius's grappling with the art of the past, his irreverent sense of humor, and his...
Audio Lecture: Breaking Away: How Rembrandt Became an Original Artist
One of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Harry Callahan holds particular significance for Chicago, where he made some of his most influential work.
Audio Lecture: Harry Callahan Exhibition
Artist Bibiana Suarez spoke at the Art Institute on December 2, 2006, as part of the series Artists Connect. Her revealing observations illuminate the presentation of 18th-century identities in...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Bibiana Suarez Connects with Rosalba Carriera
Malcolm Baker, University of California, examines the relationship between original and copy in portrait art, where replication is sometimes a virtue of technique.
Audio Lecture: Multiple Heads: Replication, Repetition, and the Portrait Bust
In this lesson, students learn how Copley's portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Hubbard illustrate the Hubbards' desire to identify themselves with England while indicating their profession and social...
Lesson Plan: Colonial Identity
Discover how 18th-century painters like Sir Joshua Reynolds used symbols from ancient Greece and Rome to enhance portraits of contemporary people. Includes discussion questions and an art-making...
Family Activity: Make a Mighty Portrait
How has Cassatt portrayed her sitter as a modern woman? What was life like for women and women artists in late nineteenth-century France? Try your hand in letter-writing activities and delve into...
Examine Jan Steen's The Family Concert and make a family portrait of your own that illustrates a...
Family Activity: Family Portrait
This essay focuses on John Singer Sargent's painting The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy which is filled with light and displays his characteristic dazzling brushwork. The figures...
Essay: <em>The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy</em> by John Singer Sargent
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