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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
In his lecture, "Filling the Void," Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director, speaks about the museum's acquisition process, addressing such issues as why the museum collects, how it...
Video: Sustaining Fellows Acquisition Seminar Series—Filling the Void
Karen Manchester, chair of the Department of Ancient and Byzantine Art and Elizabeth McIlvaine Curator of Ancient Art, explores how in addition to purchase and gifts, long term loans are an important...
Video Lecture: Loan, Lend, Loaned, Lent—Another Way to Acquire Art
Learn about Caillebotte's financial and emotional support of fellow artists and his bequest of his art collection to go, upon his death, to the French state.
Video: Caillebotte as Supporter of the Arts
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
In celebration of the 400th birthday anniversary of Rembrandt, art historian Stephanie Dickey describes the young genius's grappling with the art of the past, his irreverent sense of humor, and his...
Audio Lecture: Breaking Away: How Rembrandt Became an Original Artist
The symposium "The Gray Collection—A Particular Eye" was opened and hosted by Suzanne McCullagh, Anne Vogt Fuller and Marion Titus Searle Curator of Earlier Prints and Drawings. The first speaker,...
Audio Lecture: Museums vs. Private Collectors: The Role of Personal Taste in Acquisitions
Collector and connoisseur Richard Gray talks with curator Suzanne McCullagh. The symposium "The Gray Collection—A Particular Eye" was hosted by Suzanne McCullagh, Anne Vogt Fuller and Marion Titus...
Audio Lecture: Suzanne McCullagh in Conversation with Richard Gray
Gail Feigenbaum, J. Paul Getty Museum, spoke about "Saving Italian Drawings: From the Frying Pan to the History of Art." The symposium "The Gray Collection—A Particular Eye" was hosted by Suzanne...
Audio Lecture: Saving Italian Drawings: From the Frying Pan to the History of Art
Learn about Caillebotte's financial and emotional support of fellow artists and his bequest of his art collection to go, upon his death, to the French state.
Video: Caillebotte as Supporter of the Arts
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