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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 artist,...
Conservation Information: Uncovering Watteau
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
Watch Takeshi Arita and Eileen Jeng as they execute Sol LeWitt's Wall Drawing Number 1257: Scribbles for the first time.
Video: Sol LeWitt's <em>Wall Drawing Number 1257: Scribbles</em>
London-based artist Roger Hiorns discusses the installation of his work Untitled (Alliance) with Art Institute curator James Rondeau.
Video: Roger Hiorns
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>
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
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
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
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

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