Exhibitions

June 7, 2014September 14, 2014
Galleries 182–184, 188
Member Preview: June 5–6
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Magnum photographer since 1988 features the artist’s own vintage prints, plus period books, magazines, and significant unpublished materials.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Magnum photographer since 1988 features the artist’s own vintage prints, plus period books, magazines, and significant unpublished materials.
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.
June 26, 2014September 14, 2014
Galleries 283–285
This exhibition featuring the work of two groundbreaking architects in adjacent installations offers architectural models by Tigerman and Zago’s "XYT: Detroit Streets."
This exhibition featuring the work of two groundbreaking architects in adjacent installations offers architectural models by Tigerman and Zago’s "XYT: Detroit Streets."
June 13, 2014November 9, 2014
Galleries 57–59
This exhibition showcases 39 works that illustrate the modernist sensibilities and historical traditions of Ethel Stein’s deceptively simple drawloom weavings.
This exhibition showcases 39 works that illustrate the modernist sensibilities and historical traditions of Ethel Stein’s deceptively simple drawloom weavings.
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.
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.
April 5, 2014January 4, 2015
Gallery 286
This exhibition surveys Chicago’s rich urban history and explores contemporary approaches to five Chicagoisms—key historical principles that have powered the city’s distinctive evolution.
This exhibition surveys Chicago’s rich urban history and explores contemporary approaches to five Chicagoisms—key historical principles that have powered the city’s distinctive evolution.
Ongoing
Gallery 201
Newly cleaned, conserved, and dramatically transformed, this world-famous icon of the Art Institute’s celebrated Impressionist collection returns to the galleries.
Newly cleaned, conserved, and dramatically transformed, this world-famous icon of the Art Institute’s celebrated Impressionist collection returns to the galleries.
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.