Our Extreme Makeover is officially complete, so I'm finally including some shots of the exhibition. The interior shots—which include a poster as it would have been seen in a storefront as well as posters created throughout the war—are dramatic and quite moving, but I have to say, the image above of exhibition research associate Jill Bugajski examining the graphic panel at the entrance of the exhibition is a personal favorite.
1 day 14 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago OPENING TOMORROW—Jacques-Louis David’s "Napoleon"
French painter Jacques-Louis David created the quintessential image of Napoleon in 1812 and this rare loan provides occasion to highlight related works in the Art Institute's own collection as well as an interactive digital reconstruction of the artist's sketchbook
2 days 11 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago #TBT 1924: An old favorite—The Art Institute included German Shepherds as part of our crackerjack security team from the 1920s until the 1940s. Here we see guard dogs Billo and Bella posing with their handler, along with a few paintings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir.