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British Art: Recent Acquisitions and Discoveries at the Art Institute
Vol. 18, no. 2
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Table of Contents:
Foreword Joseph Wright of Derby: Self-Portrait in a Fur Cap Judy Egerton Art, Illustration and Enterprise in Late Eighteenth-Century English Art: A Painting by Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg Gloria Groom Elizabeth Siddal: Drawn into the Pre-Raphaelite Circle Laurel Bradley As Others Saw Him: A Self-Portrait by Simeon Solomon Debra N. Mancoff A Symphony Reexamined: An Unpublished Study for Whistler’s Portrait of Mrs. Frances Leyland Branka Nakanishi Omar Ramsden and Alwyn Carr: An Arts and Crafts Collaboration Ghenete Zelleke Notes
10 hours 29 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—Humanism + Dynamite = The Soviet Photomontages of Aleksandr Zhitomirsky
The first exhibition in the post-Soviet world devoted to leading political artist Aleksandr Zhitomirsky offers a captivating portrayal of a satirist and loyal citizen who inventively furthered his country’s official causes across a tumultuous half-century.
12 hours 22 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SOON—Icelandic artist/musician Ragnar Kjartansson’s intensely durational works often manifest a rare synthesis of pathos and humor.
A Lot of Sorrow is both a music video and extended concert film, in which The National performs its ballad “Sorrow” on repeat for six hours. See the song take on new layers of meaning as the hours pass and fatigue sets in.
Closing October 16—http://bit.ly/2du3GXh
3 days 8 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Congratulations to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on their grand opening this weekend. The building, designed by architect David Adjaye, is a truly historic addition to the National Mall in Washington D.C. #APeoplesJourney #MakingHistory