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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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Andreas Fischer Connects with Courbet

2/6/2010
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Andreas Fischer looks closely at works by Gustave Courbet, noting the consummate skill with which the painter explored the expressive properties of his medium. Andreas also describes the process by which he developed his own most recent work in the "Ghost Town" series of portraits and landscapes. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:01:01:31

Conversation with Maestro Boulez

1/26/2010
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Pierre Boulez, universally acclaimed composer and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Conductor Emeritus, reflects on the high notes of modernism with CSO program annotator Phillip Huscher. Presented with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Jim Cuno, President and Director of the Art Institute provides the introduction. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:01:06:02

The 20th-Century Fate of the Craft Ideal

1/14/2010
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Jackson Lears, Board of Governors professor of history at Rutgers University, traces the changing attitudes toward craftsmanship in the 20th-century United States high and popular culture, looking specifically at work produced at Cranbrook, Black Mountain, and Penland. He will also discuss the post-World War II do-it-yourself movement, concluding with reflections (following Matthew Crawford and Richard Sennett) on the eclipse of craftsmanship in the workplaces of the Information Age. This...

Duration:01:12:07

Home/work: Images in Context

1/14/2010
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Julia Fish's paintings are quiet, abstract manifestations of observed realities drawn from personal experiences, memories, and her own immediate surroundings. Many of her early paintings focused on natural phenomena--clouds, snow, frost, vines, bark and ivy. Her more recent work draws upon the poetics of domestic architectural elements, such as a tile floor, studio window, or hall entryway. Methodical and precise, Fish slowly constructs her compositions with many layers of thinned paint,...

Duration:01:15:56

On Frank Lloyd Wright

12/17/2009
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Donald Hallmark discusses Frank Lloyd Wright's influence on architecture and design in the midwest. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:01:14:01

Museums of Modern Art: Framing the Future

12/17/2009
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Museum of Modern Art director Glenn Lowry, examines how modern museums can adapt to the changing circumstances of a globalized world. Mr. Lowry brings insights from MOMA, New York City to this series titled Redirecting Modernism in the inaugural season of the Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:00:59:09

The English Arts and Crafts Movement and the Cotswolds

12/13/2009
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British scholar Mary Greensted discusses why Arts and Crafts designers such as Morris, Gimson, and Ashbee deserted city life in favor of the rural Cotswolds. This event is presented in support of the special exhibition Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:01:04:00

John Ronan Connects with Brice Marden

12/5/2009
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Chicago architect John Ronan discusses his own work in relation to that of Brice Marden, American Minimalist painter. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:01:09:15

Hadrian: Modern Visionary in Ancient Times

11/14/2009
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Art historian Melissa Dowling, Southern Methodist University, reviews the impact of Emperor Hadrian's architectural and aethetic innovations across the Roman Empire. She is introduced by Mary Greuel. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:01:10:50

The Vinteuil Sonata: Where Music and Literature Collide

11/12/2009
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Composer John Adams gives the Third Annual Presidential Lecture on how French 19th-century writer Marcel Proust describes the act of listening to music, referring also to novelist Thomas Mann. Adams is introduced by Art Institute President and Director James Cuno. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:00:59:15

Silvia Malagrino Connects with Francisco Goya

11/7/2009
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Silvia Malagrino is a Chicago filmmaker whose work explores the history of violence in her native Argentina through witness narration, interviews, and re-created footage. For Artists Connect, Malagrino discusses her photography and most recent film, Burnt Oranges, in relation to seminal works by Francisco Goya. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:00:50:37

Apart at the Seams: Looking at Victorian Photocollage

10/29/2009
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This lecture, in conjunction with the exhibition Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage, explores the ways Victorians viewed photocollage albums and reconciled the visually disruptive medium of photocollage, by placing this work in the context of contemporary Victorian visual culture. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:01:09:09

Robert Lowell and the Modern Legacy

10/22/2009
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Scholar Helen Vendler, Harvard University, discusses the poet Robert Lowell at the end of his career, when he viewed great American modernists Pound, Eliot, Frost, Tate, Crane, and Williams no longer as intimidating predecessors, but as fellow human beings. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:00:59:43

Theodora Vischer on Robert Gober

10/16/2009
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Theodora Vischer, based at Schaulager Ruchfeldstrasse, Basel, spoke on Robert Gober for this symposium. She was introduced by James Rondeau, Frances and Thomas Dittmer Chair of Contemporary Art. This lecture was given as part of a daylong symposium Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago: Case Studies of Selected Works on View. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:00:29:33

Caroll Dunham on Jim Nutt

10/16/2009
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Caroll Dunham, an artist whose paintings and drawings are included in many prestigious collections including the Art Institute of Chicago, speaks on Jim Nutt. He was introduced by James Rondeau, Frances and Thomas Dittmer Chair of Contemporary Art. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:00:25:53

Briony Fer on Eva Hesse

10/16/2009
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Briony Fer of University College, London, spoke on Eva Hesse for this symposium. She was introduced by James Rondeau, Frances and Thomas Dittmer Chair of Contemporary Art. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:00:30:56

Richard Powell on Kerry James Marshall

10/16/2009
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Richard Powell, Duke University, spoke on Kerry James Marshall for this symposium. He was introduced by James Rondeau, Frances and Thomas Dittmer Chair of Contemporary Art. This lecture was given as part of a daylong symposium Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago: Case Studies of Selected Works on View. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:00:35:02

Molecular to Monumental: Rediscovering Lost Cultures from the Inside Out

10/14/2009
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With the aid of modern CT scan technology, conservators are seeing ancient civilizations in a whole new light, from Egyptian High Priests to Peruvian artisans. Their remnants of day-of-day life are all but lost to time, but we can now expose these cultures and link their very distant past to our present. In this seminar, The Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST) pools together a panel of five distinguished specialists to present case studies: Mary Greuel and Francesa Casadio, Art...

Duration:01:29:49

Judith Brotman Connects with Eva Hesse

10/3/2009
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Judith Brotman makes altered books, installations, works on paper, and sculpture using nature, found objects, industrial materials, and hand-sewing. Her poetic and often funny works defy categorization. For Artists Connect, Brotman discussed Eva Hesse, arms and armor, and how her work collides with both. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Duration:00:52:35

Cézanne and Pissarro in the 1870s

10/1/2009
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Art historian T. J. Clark, University of California at Berkeley, looks at the period when Cézanne and Pissarro painted side by side, before differences emerged that constituted a decisive stylistic parting of the ways. Introduced by Douglas Druick, Searle Chair of Medieval through Modern Painting and Sculpture, this lecture launched the Rethinking Modernism lecture series of lectures, part of 500 Ways of Looking at Modern. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore...

Duration:01:09:16