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Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the painting Saint George Killing the Dragon by Bernat Martorell. Includes information about...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Saint George Killing the Dragon</em> by Bernat Martorell
Stories shape our knowledge and understanding of the world we live in. Telling stories helps all of us to understand who we are and what we believe. For visual artists the challenge is to tell a...
Teacher Manual: Telling Images: Stories in Art
James Robinson, British Museum, provided a rich overview of Byzantine Reliquary Pendants and reviewed the context from which they came.
Audio Lecture: Byzantine Reliquary Pendants
Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the artwork Statue of a Standing Vishnu which was created in 16th century India. Includes...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Statue of a Standing Vishnu</em>
Georgina Valverde discusses her work and the inspiration she draws from the Art Institute's collection. Inscribed with text from the Quran and encoded with significant geometric patterns, the ...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Georgina Valverde Connects with a Talismanic Textile
Painter Joyce Owens grew up in a culturally diverse neighborhood; her strong African American roots were infused with Jewish culture. Responding to the secular theme of Marc Chagall's The Circus...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Joyce Owens Connects with Marc Chagall
Expert Sidney Goldstein traces illusions of beautiful deception as glassworks appear to be something other than they are. Sponsored by the Boshell Foundation Lecture Fund.
Audio Lecture: Imitating Other Things: Luxury Glass in Antiquity
Thomas Kren, J. Paul Getty Museum, discusses first uses of the female nude in French imagery as found in devotional works created under the patronage of Charles VI.
Audio Lecture: Love, Death, and the Origins of the Female Nude in Female Nude French Painting

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