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.
1 day 20 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW ON VIEW—Mixed Behavior, a video by Albanian artist Anri Sala, features a lone DJ spinning records on a Tirana rooftop as fireworks explode all around him. With an innovative play between foreground and background, the Paris-based artist creates an allegory of cultural transition.
2 days 19 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago #tbt 1924: Billo and Bella strike a pose with Renoir’s Acrobats and handler William Seiler. From the 1920s until the 1940s, the Art Institute included German Shepherds as part of our crack security team.