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Staff Picks is an ongoing series in which Art Institute employees talk about a work of their choosing from the museum’s collection. It could be anything: a favorite work, a particularly beautiful,...
Video: Staff Picks: Paul J.
An introduction to Cassatt's paintings of women involved in morning activities in the privacy of their bourgeois homes.
Video: Cassatt and the Modern Woman
Tour Renoir's painting of two girls on a restaurant terrace and learn about the artist's use of color and brushwork.
Video: Renoir's <em>Two Sisters (On the Terrace)</em>
An exploration of Monet's fascination with depicting the smoke and steam from the cloud machines, or steam engines, pulling into Paris's Gare Saint-Lazare.
Video: Monet and the Cloud Machines
Learn about the similarities and differences between van Gogh and Gauguin's backgrounds and world views.
Video: The Lives and Careers of van Gogh and Gauguin
Hear why Impressionism was criticized in the 1870s and meet individuals like Mrs. Potter Palmer who supported it and brought it to Chicago.
Video: Acceptance of Impressionism in America
Learn about the role of the curator for the Impressionist collection at the Art Institute.
Video: The Role of the Curator
Staff Picks is an ongoing series in which Art Institute employees talk about a work of their choosing from the museum’s collection. It could be anything: a favorite work, a particularly beautiful,...
Video: Staff Picks: Tommy R.
Step into Caillebotte's painting Paris Street; Rainy Day. Feel the grayness and isolation of modern Paris and feel the push/pull effect of the painting's dynamic composition.
Video: Caillebotte and the Modern City
Jim Cuno, president and director of the Art Institute, and Glenn Lowry, director of the Museum of Modern Art, discuss the roles, responsibilities, and future of museums of modern art.
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