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From October 3 through December 21, 2014, the museum will present three special exhibitions, on display in the Special Exhibitions Gallery: Pierre Daura (1896-1976): Picturing Attachments; Colors of Classical Art; and Brush Ink Paper: Selections from the Collection of Dr. Thomas Kuebler.

Please see Upcoming Exhibitions to learn more about each individual exhibition.
Trompe l'Oeil Painting and the Politics of Food
Special Lecture
5:30Ė6:30 p.m.
Hope School of Fine Arts, room 102

IU alumnus Judith Barter, Field-McCormick Chair and curator of American art at the Art Institute of Chicago and the curator of the AICís ground-breaking special exhibition Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture and Cuisine, will discuss American trompe l'oeil paintings of food and what they signify in terms of cultural and political history.

This talk is co-sponsored by the IU College of Arts and Sciences, Art Museum, Department of History, Robert and Avis Burke Lecture Series, and Department of the History of Art. A light reception sponsored by Phi Beta Kappa: Gamma of Indiana will follow in the IU Art Museumís Thomas T. Solley Atrium, first floor.