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At the age of 26, inspired by the sight of a German sculptor in Central Park modeling the head of a wolf, American Edward Kemeys devoted himself to learning the art of sculpture. The self-taught artist made several extended trips to the...
French sculptor Auguste Rodin ranks among the world’s most recognized and beloved artists. His sculptures, infused with palpable physical tension and deep emotional power, captured the popular imagination when he first created them over a...
Adding to the museum’s core collection of eastern African art, this recent acquisition is a superb example of a well-known genre of helmet mask of the Makonde people of the border region between Mozambique and Tanzania. Once owned by the...
One of the largest installations in Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium is Tropicália, a participatory artwork that brings together a series of clichés about tropicalness, including sand, gravel, exotic birds, and lush foliage. To...
It’s Chinese New Year at the Art Institute! We’re celebrating with nearly a month of special programming and events, making this the fifth year the museum has commemorated the most significant holiday in China and much of Asia. The...