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Gallery Talk: An American Icon Returns: "Whistler's Mother" in Chicago

May 11, 2017
Meet in Griffin Court
Free with museum admission

Join curator Sarah Kelly Oehler to learn more about James McNeill Whistler’s most famous painting, Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 1 (Portrait of the Artist’s Mother), on view in Chicago for the first time in over sixty years. 

James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Arrangement in Gray and Black No. 1, or The Artist's Mother, 1871. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, RF699. © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY.