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An election, an Olympiad, and Gangnam Style: 2012 was a momentous year, especially for the Art Institute. Blockbuster exhibitions, shiny new galleries, and big technology updates were the talk of the town. One of the biggest happenings of...
Extracted from the comprehensive exhibition catalogue, explore our new—and incredibly detailed—online timeline of Lichtenstein's life and work. Some fun facts I learned from a quick perusal of Lichtenstein's early life: - In the Summer of...
The dots are rolling out after an unforgettable summer at the Art Institute. Over the past several months, we've come to see Roy Lichtenstein as far more than the creator of comics-inspired paintings such as Whaam! and Ohhh...Alright......
What could be so hard about hanging paintings on a wall? More than you think! A huge amount of meticulous work went into installing each and every piece in Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective—all 163 of them. I took some time with Nick...
When you come to see our Lichtenstein exhibition (And hurry if you haven’t! The show closes on September 3.) you’re likely to be swept away by the bold colors, crisp lines, and strong visual power of the imagery of this exciting show. But...