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Past Exhibitions

October 31, 2013July 27, 2014
Gallery 154
Over 75 artworks—gilded mummy masks, luxury glass, magical amulets, and portraits in stone and precious metals—demonstrate the influence of foreign rule on ancient Egypt’s visual culture.
Over 75 artworks—gilded mummy masks, luxury glass, magical amulets, and portraits in stone and precious metals—demonstrate the influence of foreign rule on ancient Egypt’s visual culture.
April 5, 2014July 13, 2014
Gallery 107
This display includes some of the artist's most celebrated prints—portraits of pensive beauties, scenes of women engaged in everyday activities, and images of women of every age.
This display includes some of the artist's most celebrated prints—portraits of pensive beauties, scenes of women engaged in everyday activities, and images of women of every age.
Ongoing
Ryan Education Center
Participate in the rich history of the still-life tradition with this experimental gallery installation by creating your own still life.
Participate in the rich history of the still-life tradition with this experimental gallery installation by creating your own still life.
April 8, 2014June 16, 2014
Ryerson and Burnham Libraries (Weekdays only)
This exhibition highlights artists who have disrupted the common conception of the artist being a skilled, solitary producer of images and objects.
This exhibition highlights artists who have disrupted the common conception of the artist being a skilled, solitary producer of images and objects.
March 15, 2014June 15, 2014
Galleries 124–127
This treasure trove of works on paper from the 16th through the mid-20th century includes pieces by Bartolomé Murillo, Jacob Jordaens, Paul Cézanne, Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso.
This treasure trove of works on paper from the 16th through the mid-20th century includes pieces by Bartolomé Murillo, Jacob Jordaens, Paul Cézanne, Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso.
March 1, 2014June 1, 2014
Gallery 292
This installation of the work of Indian photographic artist Dayanita Singh brings together one of her earliest series, "Myself Mona Ahmed," with a recent related structure, "Museum of Chance."
This installation of the work of Indian photographic artist Dayanita Singh brings together one of her earliest series, "Myself Mona Ahmed," with a recent related structure, "Museum of Chance."
January 24, 2014May 18, 2014
Galleries 1–4, 188–189, 283–285
Member Preview: January 23, 10:30–5:00
Christopher Williams's first retrospective showcases how the artist has mined the techniques and history of photography to pursue contemporary art as a domain of intellectual inquiry.
Christopher Williams's first retrospective showcases how the artist has mined the techniques and history of photography to pursue contemporary art as a domain of intellectual inquiry.
March 8, 2014May 18, 2014
Galleries 182–184
Member Preview: March 7, 10:30–5:00
This exhibition brings together eight banners painted by Nilima Sheikh between 2003 and 2010, along with two additional works Sheikh created especially for this Chicago presentation.
This exhibition brings together eight banners painted by Nilima Sheikh between 2003 and 2010, along with two additional works Sheikh created especially for this Chicago presentation.
February 10, 2014May 16, 2014
Gallery 137
This focused exhibition features eight works that visually register the sweeping economic, material, social, and political changes that took place across Africa during the early to mid-20th century.
This focused exhibition features eight works that visually register the sweeping economic, material, social, and political changes that took place across Africa during the early to mid-20th century.
February 23, 2014May 11, 2014
Regenstein Hall
Member Preview: February 21–22, 10:30–5:00
Paintings, photographs, and works on paper comprise the most comprehensive examination of Christopher Wool's career to date.
Paintings, photographs, and works on paper comprise the most comprehensive examination of Christopher Wool's career to date.