Resources tagged behind-the-scenes

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Conservation: An Introduction
Works of art come to the conservation lab in various states of preservation. Each work requires special care to assess the materials and techniques used by the...
Conservation Information: Uncovering Watteau
Learn more about Arthur Jerome Eddy, a collector whose prescient interest in modernism and avant-garde art benefited the Art Institute and the city of Chicago.
Historic Collections: Arthur Jerome Eddy
Learn more about Charles Deering and his daughters Mrs. Chauncey McCormick and Mrs. Richard E. Danielson, important benefactors of the Art Institute and significant donors to the museum's collection.
Historic Collections: Charles Deering, Mrs. Chauncey McCormick, and Mrs. Richard E. Danielson
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
Learn more about Bertha and Potter Palmer, wealthy Chicagoans whose interest in Impressionism changed the face of the museum.
Historic Collections: Potter Palmer Collection
Learn more about Martin A. Ryerson, one of the Art Institute's founding trustees and an important donor to the museum.
Historic Collections: The Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection
Watch as Henri Matisse’s masterpiece Bathers by a River is moved to its new home in the Modern Wing.
Related Story: WATCH Henri Matisse’s <em>Bathers by a River</em> Installed in the Modern Wing
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
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the processes of conserving frames and mounting artworks with staff from the Art Institute's departments of Conservation and Prints and Drawings. This video was filmed...
Video: Framing John Marin
Learn about the history, creation, conservation, and reinstallation of one of the most beloved works in the Art Institute's collection.
Video: Marc Chagall's <em>America Windows</em>
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