Extracted from the comprehensive exhibition catalogue, explore our new—and incredibly detailed—online timeline of Lichtenstein's life and work. Some fun facts I learned from a quick perusal of Lichtenstein's early life:
- In the Summer of 1937, he was hard at work on "romantic watercolors" of the forest and lake of his Maine summer camp.
2 hours 19 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Each year the Art Institute adds hundreds—if not thousands—of new pieces to our permanent collection. Our “Gifts to the City” celebrate these additions and the breadth and depth they contribute to the Art Institute’s holdings.
Explore one such recent acquisition—our 19th-century Chinese altar set—in the latest from ARTicle.
6 hours 59 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago DECEMBER 15—Discover the magic behind the popular Thorne Rooms–inspired children’s book series, The Sixty-Eight Rooms, with author Marianne Malone as she discusses her inspiration and process with the Art Institute’s keeper of the Thorne Rooms, Lindsay Mican Morgan. Free with registration.
18 hours 43 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago One of architecture’s greats is inspiring us this season. The Museum Shop’s online collection of Frank Lloyd Wright® items are adapted from his most revered designs and add a touch of sophistication to your home or office.