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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
This comparative time line illustrating works of art from the Art Institute’s collection presents a selection of events—artistic, cultural, political, and social—from the origins of human...
Timeline: When in Africa, When in the World
Based on an interactive and educational exhibition on view at the Art Institute of Chicago from 2003–2007; this manual explores the museum's diverse collection through eleven works that relate to the...
Teacher Manual: Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
In her talk from April 7, 2007, artist Sumakshi Singh discusses the impact of minimalist works by Richard Tuttle on her own intricately detailed installations and experimental performances.
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Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Sumakshi Singh Connects with Richard Tuttle
The creation of Pakistan in 1947 offered the nascent state a new cultural and political beginning. By the 1980s Pakistani artists were exhibiting installations as creative and cutting-edge as any in...
Audio Lecture: Sixty Years of Art in Pakistan
The Byzantine Empire formed a link between the vital cultures of the Silk Road and the classical traditions of the West. Cultural diversity and great wealth created a rich artistic mixture. Robert...
Audio Lecture: Byzantium and Points East
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
Presented by Madhuvanti Ghose, Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian Crossroads of the Art Institute to the Crossroads of Asia, this illustrated lecture of Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Islamic Art,...
Audio Lecture: Curatorial Perspectives
Wendy Doniger, University of Chicago, traced a centuries-old dispute on the symbolism of a genre of votary object representing Hindu god Shiva. James Cuno, president and director of the Art...
Audio Lecture: The Lingam Made Flesh: Split-Level Symbolism in Hindu Art
Mughal manuscripts like the Akbarnama were often the product of workshops or teams of artists who each contributed their own specialty to the final product. Assemble your own workshop to...
Family Activity: Royal Workshop
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