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Enjoy these audio recordings of free public lectures at the Art Institute of Chicago by the world's foremost artists and scholars. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast and points to the original audio media at the Art Institute of Chicago's website. The Ancient Art Podcast is not affiliated with the Art Institute of Chicago. Visit the Ancient Art Podcast at http://www.ancientartpodcast.org. Access the original Art Institute lecture audio recordings at http://www.artic.edu/aic/multimedia/resource-type-multimedia/19.

Enjoy these audio recordings of free public lectures at the Art Institute of Chicago by the world's foremost artists and scholars. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast and points to the original audio media at the Art Institute of Chicago's website. The Ancient Art Podcast is not affiliated with the Art Institute of Chicago. Visit the Ancient Art Podcast at http://www.ancientartpodcast.org. Access the original Art Institute lecture audio recordings at http://www.artic.edu/aic/multimedia/resource-type-multimedia/19.
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Enjoy these audio recordings of free public lectures at the Art Institute of Chicago by the world's foremost artists and scholars. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast and points to the original audio media at the Art Institute of Chicago's website. The Ancient Art Podcast is not affiliated with the Art Institute of Chicago. Visit the Ancient Art Podcast at http://www.ancientartpodcast.org. Access the original Art Institute lecture audio recordings at http://www.artic.edu/aic/multimedia/resource-type-multimedia/19.

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Exposure—Matt Keegan

12/8/2011
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Matt Keegan discusses his previous works that relate to the site-specific installation in the exhibition Exposure which grew out of the artist’s longstanding fascination with cities and their constant flux.

Duration:00:46:03

Bertrand Goldberg with Timothy Leary and Ralph Metzner in Chicago, 1965

12/8/2011
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In this 1965 rare recording, Bertrand Goldberg leads psychologists Timothy Leary and Ralph Metzner on a tour of the recently completed Marina City and the Raymond Hilliard Center construction site. Famous for their research into various forms of psychedelic experience, Leary and Metzner discuss the layers of symbolism and social program in Goldberg's buildings. Clip 1: Marina City: “Adjusting your consciousness and your furniture to this kind of space” Clip 2: Tour of Marina City...

Duration:00:13:41

Exposure—Heather Rasmussen

10/20/2011
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Heather Rasmussen recreates international shipping containers in miniature, crafting them by hand from colored cardstock which she then damages, arranges, and photographs in order to address the underlying fragility of global supply and demand.

Duration:00:29:23

Sustaining Fellows Exhibition Opening: Windows on the War—Soviet TASS Posters at Home and Abroad, 1941–1945

7/26/2011
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One of the special privileges of Sustaining Fellows membership is the opportunity to see exciting exhibitions before they open to the general public. On July 26, Sustaining Fellows hosted the opening festivities for Windows on the War: Soviet TASS Posters at Home and Abroad, 1941–1945. Peter Zegers, Rothman Family Research Curator, and Jill E. Bugajski, exhibition research associate, along with catalogue contributor Adam Jolles, provided an informative overview of the exhibition. Following...

Duration:00:42:32

Artists Connect: Joyce Owens Connects with Marc Chagall

3/5/2011
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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 Rider,* Owens discusses how her work relates to what she describes as the sophistication of Chagall's deceptively simple work. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:00:45:17

Byzantine Reliquary Pendants

2/24/2011
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James Robinson, British Museum, provided a rich overview of Byzantine Reliquary Pendants and reviewed the context from which they came. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:00:59:31

Sustaining Fellows Annual Meeting

2/14/2011
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On February 14 the Sustaining Fellows gathered for a recap of the previous year and also hear some news of things to come at the museum. After champagne around the Woman’s Board Grand Staircase, guests gathered in Fullerton Hall where curators Gloria Groom, Christopher Monkhouse, and James Rondeau provided an exciting first glimpse at upcoming exhibitions before a lovely dinner in Terzo Piano closed the night. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at...

Duration:01:24:07

Woven Traditions: Asante and Ewe Textiles

2/11/2011
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Nii Quarcoopome, Detroit Institute of Art, highlighted selections of Asante and Ewe textiles in the Art Institute of Chicago collections. He was introduced by curator Kathleen Berzock. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:01:11:58

Symposium—Material Witness: Documentary since the 1940s (Jason Hill)

2/4/2011
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Speakers for this symposium provided a rich overview of documentary photography from the 1940s through the 1990s. Jason Hill, PhD candidate, Department of Art History, University of Southern California, reviewed the 1940s newspaper PM. Louis Kaplan, Professor, History and Theory of Photography, Department of Visual Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga, spoke on William Klein's 1956 photobook. David Campany, Reader in Photography, The University of Westminster, spoke on Dan Graham....

Duration:00:21:34

Symposium—Material Witness: Documentary since the 1940s (David Campany)

2/4/2011
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Speakers for this symposium provided a rich overview of documentary photography from the 1940s through the 1990s. Jason Hill, PhD candidate, Department of Art History, University of Southern California, reviewed the 1940s newspaper PM. Louis Kaplan, Professor, History and Theory of Photography, Department of Visual Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga, spoke on William Klein's 1956 photobook. David Campany, Reader in Photography, The University of Westminster, spoke on Dan Graham....

Duration:00:36:36

Symposium—Material Witness: Documentary since the 1940s (Abigail Solomon-Godeau)

2/4/2011
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Speakers for this symposium provided a rich overview of documentary photography from the 1940s through the 1990s. Jason Hill, PhD candidate, Department of Art History, University of Southern California, reviewed the 1940s newspaper PM. Louis Kaplan, Professor, History and Theory of Photography, Department of Visual Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga, spoke on William Klein's 1956 photobook. David Campany, Reader in Photography, The University of Westminster, spoke on Dan Graham....

Duration:00:31:13

Changing Face, Changing Place—A History of African Art at the Art Institute of Chicago

2/4/2011
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Curator Kathleen Bickford Berzock traces the history of African Art at the museum from the 1920s to the present, introducing the new installation opening spring 2011. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:01:07:02

Symposium—Material Witness: Documentary since the 1940s (Sophie Hackett)

2/4/2011
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Speakers for this symposium provided a rich overview of documentary photography from the 1940s through the 1990. Louis Kaplan, professor of history and theory of photography, Department of Visual Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga, spoke on William Klein's 1956 photobook. This event, held in conjunction with the special photography exhibition American Modern: Abbott, Evans, Bourke-White, was supported by the Terra Foundation for American Art. This podcast is brought to you by the...

Duration:00:20:27

Symposium—Material Witness: Documentary since the 1940s (Louis Kaplan)

2/4/2011
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Speakers for this symposium provided a rich overview of documentary photography from the 1940s through the 1990. Louis Kaplan, professor of history and theory of photography, Department of Visual Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga, spoke on William Klein's 1956 photobook. This event, held in conjunction with the special photography exhibition American Modern: Abbott, Evans, Bourke-White, was supported by the Terra Foundation for American Art. This podcast is brought to you by the...

Duration:00:26:08

Artist Talk—An-My Le

2/3/2011
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Photographer An-My Le reviewed her work highlighting the Vietnam War reenactment scenes and those of soldiers training for Iraq. This lecture was the keynote for the Material Witness symposium that took place February 4, 2011. Kate Bussard, exhibition curator and symposium host, introduced her. This event was supported by the Terra Foundation for American Art. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:00:59:39

Horace Pippin's Cabin in the Cotton

1/7/2011
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Curator Sarah Kelly discusses self-taught artist Horace Pippin's layered paint technique and reviews primary sources that seem to have inspired his famous Cabin in the Cotton images. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:00:56:30

Arms and Armor—Harding's Castle and Collection

12/10/2010
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Stuart Pyhrr, Metropolitan Museum of Art, discusses armor and Chicago's George F. Harding, Jr.'s passion for collecting it. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:01:07:10

Artists Connect: Isak Applin Connects with Giovanni di Paolo

12/4/2010
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Isak Applin, instructor in the Department of Painting and Drawing at the School of the Art Institute, discusses connections between his own work and panel paintings on the life of St. John the Baptist by 15th-century Sienese artist Giovanni di Paolo. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:00:54:29

The Poison King's Things: Mithradates the Great

11/20/2010
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Adrienne Mayor, Stanford University, cites the Art Institute's Mithradates coin as she unwinds the treacherous tale of Rome's "deadliest" enemy. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:01:11:22

Lygia Clark: A Laboratory for the End of Art

11/19/2010
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Luis Perez Oramas, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, examines Brazilian artist Lygia Clark's work. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:01:13:39