Posts tagged "Art Institute of Chicago"

Magritte Exhibition Chicago Explores the Man Under the Bowler Hat

Magritte Exhibition Chicago Explores the Man Under the Bowler Hat
Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938, making its final stop in Chicago, after opening last September at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City before heading to the Menil Collection in Houston in February, opens today at the Art Institute of Chicago (through October 13, 2014). The major exhibition focuses on the... Read more »

Chicago Museums: What's on Tap this Summer at Chicago's World Class Museums.

Chicago Museums: What's on Tap this Summer at Chicago's World Class Museums.
Chicago, Monday, June 25, 2012. Take a sizzling hot Chicago summer day, add a cooling adventure to one of Chicago’s 50 plus museums, stir in a ride on the CTA,  Metra or Water Taxi and you have all the ingredients for a very special day (or many days) exploring the universe at Chicago’s world-class museums.... Read more »

Roy Lichtenstein Exhibition at Art Institute of Chicago: From Familiar to Unexpected.

Roy Lichtenstein Exhibition at Art Institute of Chicago: From Familiar to Unexpected.
Chicago, Tuesday, May 22, 2012. The most comprehensive exhibition to date of the work of artist Roy Lichenstein opens with a Whaam! Bratatat! Varoom! today at the Art Institute of Chicago. Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective features over 160 works of the familiar and unexpected that showcase the power of POP. The exhibition brings together never-before-seen... Read more »
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The Art Institute of Chicago's New Installation Lights Up Chicago Nights With A "Fuller" Moon.

The Art Institute of Chicago's New Installation Lights Up Chicago Nights With  A "Fuller" Moon.
A new installation on the roof of the Modern Wing of The Art Institute of Chicago adds another bright spot to Chicago’s skyline. The site-specific “lunar lander module” by American artist Spencer Finch (b. 1962) uses energy from sunlight to power a geodesic dome-shaped object–named a “buckyball” because of its resemblance to the carbon molecules... Read more »
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