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Past Exhibition in 2012

December 12, 2012–March 7, 2015
Gallery 295
This ongoing presentation features outstanding examples of Cy Twombly’s sculpture made between 1948 and 1995.
This ongoing presentation features outstanding examples of Cy Twombly’s sculpture made between 1948 and 1995.
Ongoing
Gallery 15
More than 800 paperweights, including for the first time a selection of contemporary works, are featured in the newly expanded gallery.
More than 800 paperweights, including for the first time a selection of contemporary works, are featured in the newly expanded gallery.
November 11, 2012–August 25, 2013
Gallery 154
Over 50 luxurious treasury objects from the British Museum showcase the splendor of wealthy households and important ecclesiastical sites between A.D. 300 and 650.
Over 50 luxurious treasury objects from the British Museum showcase the splendor of wealthy households and important ecclesiastical sites between A.D. 300 and 650.
December 20, 2012–May 29, 2013
Gallery 213A
Discover nearly a dozen dogs concealed in clever ways—or simply hiding in plain sight—in this selection of 17th-century prints from Northern Europe.
Discover nearly a dozen dogs concealed in clever ways—or simply hiding in plain sight—in this selection of 17th-century prints from Northern Europe.
December 13, 2012–May 27, 2013
Galleries 57–59
A celebration of the ongoing collecting activity and strong donor support for the Department of Textiles, this selection of 40 objects highlights the many diverse textile types associated with...
A celebration of the ongoing collecting activity and strong donor support for the Department of Textiles, this selection of 40 objects highlights the many diverse textile types associated with...
November 17, 2012–May 12, 2013
Ryan Education Center, Picture Book Gallery
Award-winning picture book artists Carin Berger, R. Gregory Christie, Brian Pinkney, James Rumford, Peter Sís, and Ed Young transform poetry into unique and unexpected illustrations.
Award-winning picture book artists Carin Berger, R. Gregory Christie, Brian Pinkney, James Rumford, Peter Sís, and Ed Young transform poetry into unique and unexpected illustrations.
December 15, 2012–May 12, 2013
Galleries 1–4
More than 100 photographs chart the rebirth of an American photo market from the 1960s through the 1980s.
More than 100 photographs chart the rebirth of an American photo market from the 1960s through the 1980s.
November 17, 2012–May 5, 2013
Bluhm Family Terrace
Vietnamese-born, New York–based artist Danh Vo brings his installation of reconstructed fragments of the Statue of Liberty to the Art Institute.
Vietnamese-born, New York–based artist Danh Vo brings his installation of reconstructed fragments of the Statue of Liberty to the Art Institute.
November 17, 2012–April 28, 2013
Gallery 286
New York–based graphic design firm Project Projects offers a model of an exhibition that addresses issues of representation and reproductions in a playful, yet critical way.
New York–based graphic design firm Project Projects offers a model of an exhibition that addresses issues of representation and reproductions in a playful, yet critical way.
November 3, 2012–April 7, 2013
Gallery 109
Designs by Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons, Junya Watanabe, Yohji Yamamoto, and Issey Miyake commemorate the 25th year of SAIC’s Fashion Resource Center.
Designs by Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons, Junya Watanabe, Yohji Yamamoto, and Issey Miyake commemorate the 25th year of SAIC’s Fashion Resource Center.