The Kabuki theater was one of the main preoccupations of the “floating world” of 18th-century Edo (modern day Tokyo). While fans idolized actors, the Katsukawa School of artists, active from the mid-1760s to the mid-1790s, created hundreds of pictures of famous performers. In two successive exhibitions, the Art Institute displays some of the more than 700 Katsukawa School prints in the museum’s collection and explores the Kabuki dramas presented.
7 hours 15 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago The average museum visitor spends less than 30 seconds looking at a work of art. So what's it like see a six-hour music video?
A Lot of Sorrow is an endurance test for the veteran rock band The National, performing their song "Sorrow" 105 times in a row.
1 day 6 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago Splash previews Moholy-Nagy: Future Present, a retrospective on the Bauhaus designer who also made his mark in Chicago—opening at the Art Institute October 2.