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The first director of the Art Institute's notebook of observations and experiences during a trip to Europe in 1889.
Turning the Pages: William M. R. French's 1889 Travel Notebook
The Byzantine Empire formed a link between the vital cultures of the Silk Road and the classical traditions of the West. Cultural diversity and great wealth created a rich artistic mixture. Robert...
Audio Lecture: Byzantium and Points East
Erin Hogan, art historian and Director of Public Affairs at the Art Institute of Chicago, introduces her new book Spiral Jetta: A Road Trip through the Land Art of the American West. Driving...
Audio Lecture: <em>Spiral Jetta</em> by Erin Hogan
Presented by Madhuvanti Ghose, Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian Crossroads of the Art Institute to the Crossroads of Asia, this illustrated lecture of Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Islamic Art,...
Audio Lecture: Curatorial Perspectives
Hiroshige kept a picture diary of his journey between the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, which was 292 miles in length and took about 12 days to walk. This print represents one of the places he stopped...
Activity: <em>Branch Road, Main Street, Totsuka</em>
This guide is designed specifically for early-childhood educators and their students. ABCs of Art invites teachers to use the Art Institute as a learning environment beyond the walls of the...
Teacher Manual: ABCs of Art: A Guide for Early Childhood Education
Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the painting Train Station by Walter Ellison. Includes information about the artist,...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Train Station</em> by Walter Ellison
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