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Picasso and Chicago, opening February 20 (Members’ Preview starting on the 16th) in Regenstein Hall, will celebrate the rich history Pablo Picasso shared with our fair city. Although Picasso never visited Chicago (or any U.S. city for...
Japanese artist Tomoko Konoike brings the picture book to life with mimio-Odyssey, a video-projected artist's book that tells the story of a faceless quasi-human's journey through a surrealistic forest. Along the way, she encounters six-...
The halls of the museum and the School of the Art Institute are constantly refreshed with an influx of new work as special exhibitions open and close and the permanent collection rotates into the galleries. What most museum-goers and...
Jets have complicated lives, too. From first flight to plane graveyard, commercial jetliners have long careers with more than just figurative ups and downs. I'm a confessed airliner enthusiast, so Hito Steyerl's In Free Fall (2010)...
Irving Penn is most famous for his fashion photography, still lifes, and portraiture, but Irving Penn: Underfoot (which opens today in the Modern Wing's Bucksbaum Gallery) explores an often overlooked topic right outside the artist's door...