Art Institute of Chicago Gallery Talk--Body Beautiful: Changing Ideals in Art
Date: Thu. June 21, 2012
Time: 2:00 pm
About this event:
Program Location: Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave., Gallery 100 (Michigan Ave. entrance)
This gallery talk will examine artistic representations of the human body. We will discuss differing perceptions of what constitutes a 'healthy' body and shifting concepts of human beauty through observation of works of art from a variety of cultures and time periods.
This gallery talk is free with paid general admission.
Meet in Gallery 100, where the tour will begin.
Presented in partnership with the Art Institute of Chicago. This program is a You Are What You Read: Summer Reads for Adults program, made possible with support from the Chicago Public Library Foundation.