The Art Institute of Chicago boasts one of the world’s finest collections of Impressionist and Postimpressionist art. This innovatively designed book highlights eight iconic masterpieces, including Ballet at the Paris Opéra by Degas, Two Sisters (On the Terrace) by Renoir, Paris Street; Rainy Day by Caillebotte, Stacks of Wheat by Monet, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte—1884 by Seurat, The Bedroom by Van Gogh, At the Moulin Rouge by Toulouse-Lautrec, and Why Are You Angry? by Gauguin. An individual fold-out section is devoted to each work, complete with details, comparative images, and an informative text, providing a wonderful introduction to one of the most popular and accessible periods of art history.
The Art Institute of Chicago, 2005 50 pages, 5 x 7 70 color illus.