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The distinctive style developed by architect Helmut Jahn, depicted in this drawing, incorporates an inventive, even playful use of color, materials, light, and structural form. Includes discussion...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Axonometric Rendering of Northwestern Atrium Center, Madison and Canal Streets, Chicago</em> by Helmut Jahn
A brief essay focusing on Charles White's Harvest Talk. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Harvest Talk</em> by Charles White
Houses, skyscrapers, building ornament, even city plans start with a pencil in the hand of an architect. One of the most famous city plans ever conceived, the Plan of Chicago, published in 1909,...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>View of Chicago from Jackson Park to Grant Park, 1907, plate 49 from the Plan of Chicago, 1909</em>
Charles Wilbert White depicted the dignity of rural labor with two powerful figures. The contours of scythe, hat brims, and forearms echo the curves of the horizon and clouds, portraying these...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Harvest Talk</em> by Charles White
Stephanie D'Alessandro, exhibition curator, discusses the artist's connections with the city.
Audio Lecture: 100 Years of Picasso and Chicago
Carl Blechen's Interior of the Palm House at Pfaueninsel near Potsdam (1834) serves as a point of departure for Adelheid Mers's presentation, in which the artist explains the evolution of...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Adelheid Mers Connects with Carl Blechen
Artist Bibiana Suarez spoke at the Art Institute on December 2, 2006, as part of the series Artists Connect. Her revealing observations illuminate the presentation of 18th-century identities in...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Bibiana Suarez Connects with Rosalba Carriera
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