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Getting Meaning by Interpreting Artworks
November 17 Getting Meaning by Interpreting Artworks Meeting # 3,503 - Bob Lichtenbert, Ph. D., author of the recently revised and abridged "Making More Meaning," first discusses briefly how to interpret or explain the meaning of an artwork to the perceiver. Then he will offer his interpretations of the following artworks shown in PowerPoint: Michelangelo, "Pieta" (Mary holding crucified Jesus), Raphael, "Madonna" (Mary and Infant Jesus), Hindu's "Dancing Shiva," Monet;, "Waterlilies," Van Gogh, "Starry Night" and "Self-portrait," Picasso, "Chicago sculpture in Daley Plaza," Pollock, "Grayed Rainbow," Munch, "The Scream," and many other artworks.

Dappers East Restaurant

2901 W. Addison St. · Chicago, IL

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The College of Complexes is a weekly free speech forum on social issues and current events, which meets every Saturday evening at 6:00 PM at the Dappers East Restaurant, 2901 W. Addison (3600 north, between Kedzie and California) Chicago,, #52, 152, 82 CTA bus, Addison stops on Blue, Brown and Red Lines. A guest speaker makes a presentation on a topic, such as a solution to one of the world's problems, followed by questions from the audience, and then a rebuttal/remarks period in which all in attendance can speak for 5 minutes at the podium. Meets conclude at 9:00 PM.

The only rule is that we listen to only "One Fool at a Time." Established in 1951, the college claims to be "The Playground for People Who Think." Tuition is $3.00 to help defray costs. No membership is mained, and is volunteer operated. Dinner is optional. Free parking is available. Information on Upcoming Programs/Topics: Info: (312) 842-5036, (312) 714-7790 cell.

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