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Alfred Pacquement, director of the Centre Pompidou, Paris, suggests how a balance between thematic and chronological exhibitions displays a permanent collection in its most productive light. He...
Audio Lecture: Exhibit the Collection
Christa Clarke, Neward Museum, considers the influence of modernism in shaping Western perceptions of African art.
Audio Lecture: African Art and the Modernist Eye
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
Neil MacGregor, director of the British Museum, sits down with Art Institute director James Cuno to discuss how museums are being built to tell both local and global stories.
Video: Neil MacGregor at the Art Institute of Chicago
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
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
Scholars, collectors, and other lovers of ukiyo-e (pictures of the floating world) are constantly faced with questions of connoisseurship in assessing prints. Aside from the basic (and most important...
Departmental Gallery Exhibition: Connoisseurship of Japanese Prints, Part I
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 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
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