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This self-guide was created to supplement a visit to view Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Institute. Guide includes informational text and activities seven artworks in the museum. Please use...
Museum Guide: Self-Guide: Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Institute
The Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection is a cornerstone of the Art Institute of Chicago’s distinguished holdings of Post-Impressionist and modern art. Assembled by Frederic and...
Historic Collections: The Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection
March 24–September 13, 2009, curated by Mark Pascale, shown in the Jean and Steven Goldman Prints and Drawings Galleries in the Richard and Mary L. Gray Wing
Departmental Gallery Exhibition: Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper
Matthew Affron, University of Virginia Art Museum, spoke on "The Dynamics of Modern Drawing." The symposium "The Gray Collection—A Particular Eye" was hosted by Suzanne McCullagh, Anne Vogt Fuller...
Audio Lecture: The Dynamics of Modern Drawing
Curator Martha Tedeschi explores how the artist's influential experiments in watercolor and unorthodox ideas about framing helped create modern objects that surge with emotion.
Audio Lecture: Seeing Things: John Marin's Watercolors
Artist Charles Ray, joined by noted art historian Bernhard Mendes Burgi, discussed Hinoki, Ray's monumental sculpture on view at the Art Institute.
Audio Lecture: A Conversation with Charles Ray
Through sculpture, text, photography, video, sound and performance Industry of the Ordinary are dedicated to an exploration and celebration of the customary, the everyday, and the usual. Their...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect—Industry of the Ordinary Connects with Hockney
Vivian Barnett, independent scholar, examines the 1913 Armory Show focusing on Chicago private collectors, particularly Arthur Jerome Eddy, an advocate of American and European modernism.
Audio Lecture: The 1913 Armory Show and Chicago Collectors
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
This well-known work depicts a steam train emerging from a fireplace. René Magritte's realistic portrayals of images that do not seem to belong together align him with the French Surrealists. This...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Time Transfixed</em> by René Magritte
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