With temperatures in Chicago approaching -40 (with the wind chill), we're convinced that the best place to appreciate the snow is indoors. But since it's hard to see anything when the window in your office looks like this, here are some snow covered images (all currently up in the museum!) for your viewing pleasure. Stay warm, Chicago.
George Wesley Bellows. Love of Winter, 1914. Friends of American Art Collection.
Guy Carleton Wiggins. Snow-Crowned Hills, c. 1920. Walter H. Schulze Memorial Collection
Claude Monet. Stack of Wheat (Snow Effect, Overcast Day), 1890/91. Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection.
Childe Hassam. New York Street, 1902. Bequest of Edna H. Loewenstein.
4 hours 51 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SOON—Supernatural Shakespeare
While Shakespeare’s title characters might have the most name recognition, the Bard’s meddling witches and mischievous faerie folk often steal the show. See this focused installation before it closes October 10.
8 hours 10 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago THURSDAY at 6:00—Join us for a tour of works in our collection presented in American Sign Language with voice interpretation.
1 day 4 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—Humanism + Dynamite = The Soviet Photomontages of Aleksandr Zhitomirsky
The first exhibition in the post-Soviet world devoted to leading political artist Aleksandr Zhitomirsky offers a captivating portrayal of a satirist and loyal citizen who inventively furthered his country’s official causes across a tumultuous half-century.