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This lecture investigates depictions of electric lights in Soviet posters from the 1920s, which indicate a distinctive language of socialist illumination. Presented as part of the 46th Annual...
Audio Lecture: The Blinding Light of Lenin’s Little Lamp: Electricity in Soviet Posters, 1920-1930
Exhibition curator Jill Bugajski examines “multiplied original” stencils employed by the Soviet TASS poster artists to duplicate original designs.
Audio Lecture: Poster Technologies: Stencil and the “Multiplied Original” in the TASS Series
Suspended in midair, legs splayed, this pole vaulter must have been photographed in the split-second that he catapulted over the photographer's head. Rodchenko liked to use radical points of view,...
Activity: <em>Untitled</em> (Pole Vaulter)
Presented as a gift to the Art Institute of Chicago in 1977, the America Windows remain an integral symbol of the city’s longstanding relationship with the arts. Artist Marc Chagall began...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>America Windows</em> by Marc Chagall
An untiring chronicler of the Parisian underworld, Henri de Toulouse Lautrec drew prolifically throughout his career, and with great skill from the outset. In fact, he completed his Art Institute...
Turning the Pages: Henri de Toulouse Lautrec (French, 1864-1901), <em>Sketchbook</em>, 1880
Odessa born, award-winning poet Ilya Kaminsky begins his presentation reciting one of his poems in Russian, in the high oratorio style. He continues in English through a series published and new work...
Audio Lecture: Poets in the World: Ilya Kaminsky

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