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Past Exhibitions

February 6, 2014November 16, 2014
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.
September 2, 2014November 10, 2014
Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
Featuring books, periodicals and other materials, this exhibition explores Magritte’s Belgian cultural milieu and the literary and artistic aspects of Surrealism in Belgium.
Featuring books, periodicals and other materials, this exhibition explores Magritte’s Belgian cultural milieu and the literary and artistic aspects of Surrealism in Belgium.
May 13, 2014October 15, 2014
Gallery 205A
This selection of prints featuring Renaissance artists' attempts to understand ancient sculpture and recreate lost paintings underscores the period's deep investment in the past.
This selection of prints featuring Renaissance artists' attempts to understand ancient sculpture and recreate lost paintings underscores the period's deep investment in the past.
June 24, 2014October 13, 2014
Regenstein Hall
This is the first major museum exhibition to focus exclusively on the breakthrough years of René Magritte, creator of some of the 20th century’s most extraordinary images.
This is the first major museum exhibition to focus exclusively on the breakthrough years of René Magritte, creator of some of the 20th century’s most extraordinary images.
July 4, 2014October 12, 2014
Gallery 124A
This focused installation presents five works from a recent gift—each capturing a distinct style and working method—alongside three works already in the museum’s collection.
This focused installation presents five works from a recent gift—each capturing a distinct style and working method—alongside three works already in the museum’s collection.
July 4, 2014October 12, 2014
Galleries 124–127
These more than 100 works from the Art Institute’s rich holdings illustrate the international influence of this progressive Mexico City–based print collective.
These more than 100 works from the Art Institute’s rich holdings illustrate the international influence of this progressive Mexico City–based print collective.
May 14, 2014October 5, 2014
Bluhm Family Terrace
Iranian-born, Berlin-based sculptor Nairy Baghramian’s site-specific works offer a tranquil horizontal complement to the arresting verticals of the Chicago skyline.
Iranian-born, Berlin-based sculptor Nairy Baghramian’s site-specific works offer a tranquil horizontal complement to the arresting verticals of the Chicago skyline.
July 19, 2014October 5, 2014
Gallery 107
This rich selection of Onchi's prints showcases the artist's pioneering efforts and innovation in producing abstract designs, many of which sprang from his love for poetry.
This rich selection of Onchi's prints showcases the artist's pioneering efforts and innovation in producing abstract designs, many of which sprang from his love for poetry.
June 28, 2014September 28, 2014
Galleries 1–4
Focusing on Steichen’s straightforward, information-based approach to photography, this exhibition includes an album of over 80 World War I aerial photographs as well as iconic celebrity portraits.
Focusing on Steichen’s straightforward, information-based approach to photography, this exhibition includes an album of over 80 World War I aerial photographs as well as iconic celebrity portraits.
June 7, 2014September 21, 2014
Galleries 182–184
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The first US retrospective of this Czech-born Magnum photographer since 1988 features the artist’s own vintage prints, plus period books, magazines, and significant unpublished materials.
The first US retrospective of this Czech-born Magnum photographer since 1988 features the artist’s own vintage prints, plus period books, magazines, and significant unpublished materials.