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Gallery Talk: Coloring the Past

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How does our modern lens shape the way we see ancient works of art? Explore the use, meaning, and manufacture of color in ancient art with museum educator Lucas Livingston.

A work made of marble.
Statuette of a Female Figure, Early Bronze Age, 2600/2400 BCE
Ancient Greek

(Please note that the artwork on this page may not be featured during the gallery talk.)

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