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Rembrandt via Ren
This Sunday, November 14, the final day of the Chicago Humanities Festival (this year pitched around the theme of The Body), Lawrence Weschler will deliver his final lecture in his role as the Festival’s Artistic Director, a position from which he is now retiring after five years. His theme will be Rembrandt’s Anatomy Lesson, and he will argue, in part, that the true subject of the painting isn’t so much death or the cadaver but rather life and the living. The professor is specifically showing... Continue Reading >>

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