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, Erin from Public Affairs and Communications talks about the predecessors of modernism...
8 hours 7 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago TOMORROW—Join us at 10:00 for the annual Wreathing of the Lions. Free!
10 hours 13 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Thanksgiving and sanity don’t always go together. This museum favorite once sparked a firestorm of controversy.
11 hours 59 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago #TBT A downtown Chicagoan brightens up Adams Street with a colorful centerpiece for the holidays, 1970s.
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