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Georges Seurat's A Sunday on La Grande Jatte rarely moves. As one of the masterpieces in the collection, it's almost always in the galleries for your viewing enjoyment. It's also one of the very few works in the Art Institute's collection...
Georges Seurat's A Sunday on La Grande Jatte is one of the most beloved paintings at the Art Institute. Visitors marvel at its scale (it's over 10 feet wide!), the pointillist technique Seurat used to create it (little dots make up the...
We've all seen famous Art Institute paintings appropriated for various uses—see below or just imagine Nighthawks with Legos, Peeps, Star Wars characters, James Dean, etc., etc., etc. And, frankly, we thought. . . why does everyone else...
Happy Birthday Georges Seurat, creator of Art Institute masterpiece and fan-favorite A Sunday on La Grande Jatte -- 1884! This painting is one of the highlights of the museum's collection and one of the only works that we never loan out...
  I took my first art history class as a sophomore in high school, right around that sacred time when teenagers begin forging what scientists and psychologists once courageously deemed “an identity.” Today, of course, most of those...