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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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Friday, Sep 14, 2012 - 11:00 PM    "Domestic Life" Features depictions of home and family from seventeenth-century Dutch painters and photographer Walker Evans, shows that objects created for home use such as embellished leather bags crafted by the nomadic Tuareg and quilts sewn by women in Gee's Bend, Alabama -- can be as beautiful as any painting.. D
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Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 - 11:30 PM "The Natural World" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Sep 21, 2012 - 11:00 PM "The Urban Experience" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Sep 21, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Conflict and Resolution" (LEARN/CREATE)
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