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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, Jun 23, 2013 - 1:00 AM    "History and Memory" Presents the wide range of approaches artists have used to recapture the past including Luba memory boards, Mexican lienzos, the Bayeux tapestry, Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series, the epic Persian Shahnama, Native American ledger drawings, Rubens's Marie de Medici cycle, and the multi-media work of contemporary artist Shimon Attie.. D
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