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With their often ghastly depictions of war, the larger-than-life posters in Windows on the War have a way of eliciting strong reactions from museum-goers. So perhaps for this exhibition more than others, it made sense to provide a place...
http://youtu.be/gHWh4aGChwU In order to demonstrate the complexity of creating one of the stenciled posters in the TASS exhibition, the Prints and Drawings department worked with contemporary artist Alexis Petroff to recreate the poster...
Two million people are expected to attend the 53rd Annual Chicago Air and Water Show this weekend. That’s a veritable throng! Headliners include the US Air Force Thunderbirds, the US Army Parachute Team (AKA the Golden Knights), and the...
Our Extreme Makeover is officially complete, so I'm finally including some shots of the exhibition. The interior shots—which include a poster as it would have been seen in a storefront as well as posters created throughout the war—are...
Installing more than 250 artworks—not to mention text panels, labels, and graphic murals—is no small feat. It took a group of museum art handlers and department technicians just under three weeks to install the TASS exhibition. (Think...