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Past Exhibition in 2008

September 6, 2008–January 18, 2010
Gallery 24
“A noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone will be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistency.” Architect Daniel Burnham’s words are certa
“A noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone will be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistency.” Architect Daniel Burnham’s words are certa
September 18, 2008–January 10, 2010
Gallery 106
The Art Institute’s 2006 exhibition Drawings in Dialogue brought to public view and appreciation Dorothy Braude Edinburg’s magnificent collection of European and American graphic arts.
The Art Institute’s 2006 exhibition Drawings in Dialogue brought to public view and appreciation Dorothy Braude Edinburg’s magnificent collection of European and American graphic arts.
September 27, 2008–June 16, 2009
For the first time in the history of the Art Institute, nearly all of its unparalleled tapestry collection is featured in a spectacular presentation.
For the first time in the history of the Art Institute, nearly all of its unparalleled tapestry collection is featured in a spectacular presentation.
August 23, 2008–May 24, 2009
Galleries 15–16
After a 27-year career working as Walt Disney’s principal animator and main “storyman,” Bill Peet devoted himself full-time to writing and illustrating children’s books.
After a 27-year career working as Walt Disney’s principal animator and main “storyman,” Bill Peet devoted himself full-time to writing and illustrating children’s books.
September 6, 2008–March 8, 2009
Gallery 109
This exhibition pairs recently acquired contemporary ceramics from China, Japan, and Korea with their premodern counterparts.
This exhibition pairs recently acquired contemporary ceramics from China, Japan, and Korea with their premodern counterparts.
December 24, 2008–February 18, 2009
Gallery 24
The final work of Louis Sullivan, A System of Architectural Ornament, was produced by the impoverished architect in 1922 and 1923 at the request of the Art Institute.
The final work of Louis Sullivan, A System of Architectural Ornament, was produced by the impoverished architect in 1922 and 1923 at the request of the Art Institute.
October 18, 2008–January 18, 2009
Galleries 124–127
Over the past 30 years, long-time Chicagoans and Art Institute supporters Jean and Steven Goldman have created an extraordinarily focused and impressive collection of Italian drawings from the Rena
Over the past 30 years, long-time Chicagoans and Art Institute supporters Jean and Steven Goldman have created an extraordinarily focused and impressive collection of Italian drawings from the Rena
November 1, 2008–January 18, 2009
Gallery 107
Collector and scholar of Japanese art Oliver H. Statler was devoted to the advancement of modern Japanese prints at a time when the movement had few advocates, even in Japan.
Collector and scholar of Japanese art Oliver H. Statler was devoted to the advancement of modern Japanese prints at a time when the movement had few advocates, even in Japan.
November 1, 2008–January 18, 2009
Regenstein Hall
For the first time in the history of the Art Institute, nearly all of its unparalleled tapestry collection is featured in a spectacular presentation.
For the first time in the history of the Art Institute, nearly all of its unparalleled tapestry collection is featured in a spectacular presentation.
October 24, 2008–January 12, 2009
Gallery 108
Painting, calligraphy, playing the zither (qin), and weiji, a board game of strategy best known under the Japanese name, go, were respected as primary accomplishments of
Painting, calligraphy, playing the zither (qin), and weiji, a board game of strategy best known under the Japanese name, go, were respected as primary accomplishments of