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When you enter Van Gogh's Bedrooms, one of the first things that greets you is a meandering timeline that traces Vincent's peripatetic wanderings. In fact, Van Gogh lived in 37 places during his 37 years of life. This nomadic lifestyle...
Vincent van Gogh was a prolific letter writer and amidst his musings on family relations, art and artists, and women, he dispensed solicited—and unsolicited—advice. In advance of the upcoming exhibition Van Gogh’s Bedrooms, we offer some...
Gloria Groom, the Art Institute's David and Mary Winton Green Curator of 19th Century European Painting and Sculpture and newly appointed Chair of European Painting and Sculpture, has a busy 2016 planned. Her exhibition Van Gogh’s...
Today the Art Institute opens The New Contemporary, the unveiling of the largest gift of art in the museum’s history. Yes, you read that correctly. It’s the largest gift of art in the museum’s 130+ year history. Earlier this year,...
This Friday marks the 24th annual Wreathing of the Lions, the day that our beloved lions get decked out with their evergreen wreaths. This event is a family favorite, with generations of Chicagoans coming back year after year for this...