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Click the link below for a reading list about the art and life of Edward Hopper, compiled by the curators of Edward Hopper and the Ryerson librarians. These books are available on a special...
Bibliography: Edward Hopper
This online scholarly catalogue is the second volume in the Art Institute’s scholarly digital series on the Impressionist circle. The catalogue offers in-depth curatorial and technical entries on 25...
Erica Hirshler, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, explores Sargent’s early career in Paris, where he created some of his most imaginative portraits, including the Art Institute’s Madame Paul Escudier....
Video: Lecture—John Singer Sargent's Parisian Portraits
When conservator Faye Wrubel examined Caillebotte's masterpiece Paris Street; Rainy Day in the Art Institute's conservation studio after it had traveled from Paris to New York and back to...
Video: A Thousand and One Swabs—The Transformation of <em>Paris Street; Rainy Day</em>
Follow the museum conservation department's intrepid detectives as they do what it takes to get the scoop on Madame Clapisson's elusive past.
Video: Renoir's True Colors—Science Solves a Mystery
In conjunction with the exhibition Art and Appetite, Bonnie Costello, professor at Boston University, examines the ways in which modern painters experimented with still life—selection,...
Video: Lecture—Food for Thought
The visionary Belgian artist James Ensor inventoried nearly 250 paintings and drawings he had made from 1876 onward in this unusually orderly sketchbook.
Turning the Pages: James Ensor (Belgian, 1860-1949), <em>Sketchbook</em>, 1929-42
Austen Barron Bailly, Peabody Essex Museum, considers the shifting approaches of history and art history to African Americans in Benton’s work and in American society. Sponsored by the Terra...
Video: Lecture—Cotton Picking, American Art, and Thomas Hart Benton
Screamin' Jay Hawkins is a vibrantly colored image of the well-known rhythm-and-blues performer of the same name. Artist Karl Wirsum, whose works are characterized by flat areas of bold...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Screamin' Jay Hawkins</em> by Karl Wirsum
This essay examines the painting Nightlife in which Motley uses both color and composition to convey a sense of energy and high spririts. The tilted perspective and overlapping limbs convey...
Essay: <em>Nightlife</em> by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
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