Staff Picks is an ongoing series in which Art Institute employees talk about a work of their choosing from the museum's collection. It could be anything: a favorite work, a particularly beautiful, ugly, inspiring, or thought-provoking work, or more simply, a work that never fails to stop them in their tracks on a trip through the galleries.
In this edition, Nora from Tourism Marketing heads out into the museum's gardens to visit a sculpture that enchants her all year long. . . and is visible from her office window!
5 hours 33 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago The average museum visitor spends less than 30 seconds looking at a work of art. So what's it like see a six-hour music video?
A Lot of Sorrow is an endurance test for the veteran rock band The National, performing their song "Sorrow" 105 times in a row.
1 day 4 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago Splash previews Moholy-Nagy: Future Present, a retrospective on the Bauhaus designer who also made his mark in Chicago—opening at the Art Institute October 2.