Welcome to the Art Institute’s online scholarly catalogues. Each digital catalogue contains in-depth curatorial and conservation research on the museum’s collection, including high-resolution, zoomable images, and other interactive elements. Upcoming catalogues scheduled for release in 2015 will be devoted to the museum’s holdings of works by Gustave Caillebotte, Edouard Manet, Camille Pissarro, and Paul Gauguin, as well as our collection of Roman art.
25 min 41 sec ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—Dionysos Unmasked: Ancient Sculpture and Early Prints
Devotees of Dionysos—from his entourage of satyrs to his frenzied female followers known as maenads—represented the untamed and hedonistic desires of humanity, unleashed by the intoxicating elixir of wine.
Explore raucous depictions of Dionysos through the ages, with a rich selection of works separated by as many as 1,500 years.