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Art Through Time: A Global View

Throughout history and across cultures, people have shown a fascination with faces, and in turn, with portrait representation. The depiction of an individual likeness is about identification, but more than that, it is a record of an interaction between an artist and a sitter, both of whom contribute to the portrait's form and content. Far from being mirror reflections, portraits are complex constructions of identity that serve a range of functions from expressing power and declaring status to making larger statements about society at a given point in history.

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Sunday, Jul 28, 2013 - 2:00 AM
"The Body"
Focuses on how the human body has been central to the art of every culture - evidenced in the sexually ambiguous representations of an Egyptian pharaoh, Polynesian tattoo traditions, ancient Greek nudes, Michelangelo's Sistine Ceiling, and the multimedia performances of contemporary Samoan-Japanese artist Shigeyuki Kihara.. D
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