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Video: Art Institute Director Introduces the Modern Wing
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Jim Cuno, director and president of the Art Institute of Chicago, describes the Modern Wing galleries.
Video: Art Institute Director Introduces the Modern Wing
Video: Art Institute Modern Wing Construction
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Construction of the Modern Wing began in May 2005. Watch the building take shape in this time-lapsed video.
Video: Art Institute Modern Wing Construction
Audio Lecture: Michael Dinges Connects with Joseph Cornell
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Michael Dinges, inspired by the scrimshaw tradition, inscribes pithy commentary and figured imagery on pure white surfaces. Dead laptops, PVC, plastic buckets, and lawn chairs take on new meaning...
Audio Lecture: Michael Dinges Connects with Joseph Cornell
Video: Roger Hiorns
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London-based artist Roger Hiorns discusses the installation of his work Untitled (Alliance) with Art Institute curator James Rondeau.
Video: Roger Hiorns
Lesson Plan: Finding Polygons in Cubist Art
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Students explore geometric properties and relationships in a two-dimensional work of art. They first search for and identify polygons in a Cubist painting and then use polygons...
Lesson Plan: Finding Polygons in Cubist Art
Lesson Plan: Play a Painting
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In this lesson plan, students explore the relationship between music and art.
Suggested Grade Level: 3-5
Estimated Time: One class period
Introduction
Music is auditory,...
Lesson Plan: Play a Painting
Lesson Plan: Surrealist Games
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In this lesson plan, students use a Surrealist word game to learn parts of speech and examine a work of art to provide inspiration for a collage-...
Lesson Plan: Surrealist Games
Audio Lecture: Museums of Modern Art: Framing the Future
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Museum of Modern Art director Glenn Lowry, examines how modern museums can adapt to the changing circumstances of a globalized world. Mr. Lowry brings insights from MOMA, New York City to this series...
Audio Lecture: Museums of Modern Art: Framing the Future
Video: Wall Drawing #1111 by Sol LeWitt
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Draftsman Takeshi Arita and assistants install Sol LeWitt's Wall Drawing #1111: Circle with broken bands of color, 2003, in the Modern Wing's Griffin Court for the exhibition Contemporary...
Video: <em>Wall Drawing #1111</em> by Sol LeWitt
Website: Revealing Picasso Conservation Project
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This website explores the conservation efforts undertaken on an artwork by Picasso in the Art Institute's collection. Infrared and X-ray analysis of Picasso's The Old Guitarist reveal the...
Website: Revealing Picasso Conservation Project
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