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Express Talk: Modern Art, Ancient Roots

July 19, 2017
Meet in Griffin Court
Free with museum admission

Many celebrated modern artists drew inspiration from ancient literary and artistic sources. Make connections between works in the museum’s collections of ancient art and European Modernism with museum educator Lucas Livingston. To request an accessibility accommodation for this public program, please contact

Constantin Brâncusi. Golden Bird, 1919/20 (base c. 1922). Partial gift of The Arts Club of Chicago; restricted gift of various donors; through prior bequest of Arthur Rubloff; through prior restricted gift of William E. Hartmann; through prior gifts of Mr. and Mrs. Carter H. Harrison, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold H. Maremont through the Kate Maremont Foundation, Woodruff J. Parker, Mrs. Clive Runnells, Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson, and various donors.