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  What do Japanese accent marks and opportunistic online pornographers have to do with each other, and with the Art Institute of Chicago's rich collection of pre-20th-century Asian art? While raucous behavior (including at least one eye-...
  The recently opened Picasso and Chicago will celebrate the long history of the artist’s relationship with the city. But 100 years ago this month, when the art of Picasso and his contemporaries was displayed at the museum for the very...
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...
On October 28, the department of European Decorative Arts will unveil a bold new way to look at its collection—from the inside out. A hands-on, iPad-based technology—called LaunchPad—has been developed, allowing viewers to interact with...
If you’ve visited our website lately, you may notice that it’s received quite the facelift. And that’s due to (an exceptional amount of) hard work over the last year or so from our partner, Chicago–based design firm Studio Blue. Kudos to...