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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
In the first half of the 20th century, Japan’s cities were developing at an astounding rate. The change was particularly noticeable in Tokyo, where the Ginza district bustled with shoppers and...
Departmental Gallery Exhibition: City and Country: Views of Urban and Rural Japan
Continuing with the theme of the previous exhibition, which explored issues of connoisseurship in Edo-period (1615–1868) prints, the current installation addresses the same questions in works from...
Departmental Gallery Exhibition: Connoisseurship of Japanese Prints, Part II: Contemporary Artists
Oliver H. Statler was devoted to the advancement of modern Japanese prints at a time when the movement had few advocates, even in Japan. His interest in them began when he was an army employee...
Departmental Gallery Exhibition: Modern Prints Given by Oliver H. Statler (1915–2002)
This exhibition presents prints by Ito Shinsui (1898-1972), one of the most famous Japanese artists of the modern era. Although he was better known for his paintings in Japan, his prints were...
Departmental Gallery Exhibition: New Prints for a New Era: Ito Shinsui's Woodblock Prints of the Taisho Period (1912-1926) and Beyond
July 31-October 23, 2011, curated by Peter Zegers, shown in the Jean and Steven Goldman Prints and Drawings Galleries in the Richard and Mary L. Gray Wing
Departmental Gallery Exhibition: Belligerent Encounters-Graphic Chronicles of War and Revolution, 1500-1945
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
Agriculture has long been recognized as fundamental to human existence in the arid region that comprises the contemporary nation of Mali. The Bamana, the predominant culture group in Mali, credit the...
Video: Ci Wara, Dyere Village, Mali
This lecture investigates depictions of electric lights in Soviet posters from the 1920s, which indicate a distinctive language of socialist illumination. Presented as part of the 46th Annual...
Audio Lecture: The Blinding Light of Lenin’s Little Lamp: Electricity in Soviet Posters, 1920-1930
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