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Learn more about Henry Field, an early member of the Board of Trustees of the Art Institute and an important collector of Barbizon School paintings.
Historic Collections: Henry Field
Artist David Schutter has intently studied an Art Institute work by Jean Antoine Watteau, and is making a new painting from memory, evoking, rather than copying, the 18th century image. He is, as...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: David Schutter Connects with Jean Antoine Watteau
Nick Cannellis of Turner Construction provides insights into the building of the Modern Wing.
Audio Lecture: Little-Known Construction Facts
Pate Conaway is a graduate of both Columbia College Chicago and the Second City Training Program. Collaborations with the Rachel Germond Dance Ensemble and The Seldoms demonstrate the importance of...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Pate Conaway Connects with René Magritte
Internationally noted scholar Barbara Blackmun, Mesa College, San Diego, draws on her field research and years of study of the Benin cultural heritage to review narrative and ritual sources for the...
Audio Lecture: On Benin Art of the Courts
Dan Devening is an artist, a gallery director, and a teacher at the School of the Art Institute. In this Artists Connect talk, he delves deeply into Matisse's work in the productive years in Nice...
Audio Lecture: Dan Devening Connects with Matisse
Take a step back in time to the last quarter of the nineteenth century and learn how Chicago's cultural pioneers traveled to Europe to acquire art for the newly created Art Institute.
Video: The Art Institute's Early Collectors
James Cuno, president and director of the Art Institute, introduces some of the public spaces in the new Modern Wing. Terzo Piano, the museum's new restaurant, the Nichols Bridgeway, and the Bluhm...
Video: Public Spaces in the Modern Wing
Jim Cuno, director and president of the Art Institute of Chicago, describes the Modern Wing galleries.
Video: Art Institute Director Introduces the Modern Wing
Mario Ybarra, Jr. is a visual and performance artist, educator, and activist. Hear him discuss his Focus exhibition Take Me Out...No Man Is an Island.
Audio Lecture: Mario Ybarra, Jr.
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