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

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

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My fav art podcast

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4 Ratings
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Awesome!

By Lin574j - Apr 12 2013
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My fav art podcast

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Art Institute of Chicago Lectures

Updated 4 days ago

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

Rank #1: Artists Connect: Joyce Owens Connects with Marc Chagall

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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.

Mar 05 2011

45mins

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Rank #2: Drawing into Painting: Creating the "Fantasia" in the Cappella di Eleonora di Toledo

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David Ekserdjian, Professor of Art History at the University of Leicester, speaks on the draughtman's transformation of nature into art. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Oct 17 2008

36mins

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Rank #3: God's Crucible—Islam and the Making of Europe, 570-1215

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David Levering Lewis, New York University professor and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, discusses his new book. The author of seven books and editor of two more, Lewis's narrative reveals how cosmopolitan Muslim al-Andalus flourished while proto-Europe made virtues out of hereditary aristocracy, religious intolerance, perpetual war, and slavery. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Nov 01 2008

1hr 1min

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Rank #4: The Gates of Paradise: Art and Innovation

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Painstakingly restored, three relief panels from the left wing of the Gates of Paradise and sections of the door's frieze traveled to the Art Institute before being permanently reinstalled in Florence, Italy. Hear Andrew Butterfield of Salander-O'Reilly Galleries discuss this Renaissance masterpiece. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Sep 06 2007

1hr 11mins

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Rank #5: How to Survive Civilization, or What I Have Learned from Dada

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Hal Foster, Princeton University, looks at avant garde art with a focus on the mimetic excess found in Dada and its progeny. He recalls the Cabaret Voltaire performances of poet Hugo Ball in Zurich, 1916, as pivotal to much of what followed. Foster is introduced by Art Institute President and Director Jim Cuno. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Mar 04 2010

1hr 16mins

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Rank #6: Lost at Sea: Jasper Johns and Hart Crane

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Langdon Hammer, professor at Yale University, draws on his recent book, Hart Crane: Complete Poems and Selected Letters, to highlight the aspects of Crane's life and work that have served as inspiration for artist Jasper Johns. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Dec 13 2007

1hr 2mins

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Rank #7: Harry Callahan: The Photographer at Work

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Center for Creative Photography Curator Britt Salvesen discusses the contents of the Harry Callahan Archive, some of the objects it holds, and what it reveals about Callahan's work. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Jul 27 2007

58mins

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Rank #8: Cézanne and Pissarro in the 1870s

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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 more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Oct 01 2009

1hr 9mins

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Rank #9: Breaking Away: How Rembrandt Became an Original Artist

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In celebration of the 400th birthday anniversary of Rembrandt, art historian Stephanie Dickey describes the young genius's grappling with the art of the past, his irreverent sense of humor, and his determination to rethink traditional subject matter. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Jan 01 2006

1hr 6mins

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Rank #10: The Poison King's Things: Mithradates the Great

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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.

Nov 20 2010

1hr 11mins

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Rank #11: El Greco's Assumption of the Virgin

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To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Art Institute's acquisition of this masterpiece by El Greco, art historian Richard Mann tells the exciting story of the painting's commission, its stylistic revelations, and its journey to Chicago. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Aug 17 2006

1hr 3mins

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Rank #12: Ed Ruscha

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This engaging day devoted to Pop and Conceptual artist Ed Ruscha, which kicked off the exhibition Ed Ruscha and Photography, revealed his important and widespread contributions to art of the past 50 years. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Mar 01 2008

46mins

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Rank #13: Reading: Paul Muldoon

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Irish-born poet Paul Muldoon, professor at Princeton University and poetry editor of the New Yorker, reads selections from his Pulitzer prize-winning poetry. Poetry Foundation president John Barr provides an introduction to the poet. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Nov 20 2008

57mins

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Rank #14: Robert Lowell and the Modern Legacy

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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.

Oct 22 2009

59mins

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Rank #15: Object Theory, Picture Theory, and the Photographs of Lewis Baltz

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David Raskin, School of the Art Institute, explores the relationship of Baltz' photographs to Object Theory, Picture Theory, and other current theoretical explorations in the visual arts. He was introduced by Art Institute curator Matthew S. Witkovsky. This symposium was offered in support of a special exhibition Lewis Baltz: Prototypes/Ronde de Nuit. Presented as a part of the symposium "Four Pictures—Four Things." This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Sep 25 2010

23mins

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Rank #16: Is There an Art to Art Collecting?

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Joan Arenberg moderates a panel discussion with collector Curt Conklin, artist and critic Michelle Grabner, and gallerist Rowley Kennerk that explores the relationship between artists, art dealers, critics, and collectors and addresses some frequently asked questions about art and art collecting. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Oct 09 2007

54mins

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Rank #17: Ed Ruscha and Photography

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Katherine Bussard discusses how photography has been both an inspiration and a source of discovery for this seminal Pop and Conceptual artist. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Mar 20 2008

1hr 6mins

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Rank #18: The English Arts and Crafts Movement and the Cotswolds

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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.

Dec 13 2009

1hr 4mins

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Rank #19: Sustaining Fellows Annual Meeting

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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 ancientartpodcast.org.

Feb 14 2011

1hr 24mins

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Rank #20: Experiencing Sullivan

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Tim Samuelson, cultural historian for the City of Chicago, spoke on the experience of seeing Louis Sullivan's buildings as a part of the symposium "From Fragment to Photograph—Interpreting Louis Sullivan's Architecture." He was introduced by curator Alison Fisher. This symposium was offered in support of the special exhibition Looking after Louis Sullivan: Photographs, Drawings, and Fragments. This podcast is brought to you by the Ancient Art Podcast. Explore more at ancientartpodcast.org.

Oct 08 2010

27mins

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