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Past Exhibition in 2013

October 31, 2013–July 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.
December 14, 2013–May 4, 2014
Gallery 24
This exhibition presents a look into the design process of the award-winning Poetry Foundation building by John Ronan Architects.
This exhibition presents a look into the design process of the award-winning Poetry Foundation building by John Ronan Architects.
October 31, 2013–April 20, 2014
Bluhm Family Terrace
The Bluhm Family Terrace is transformed into an imagined Chinese landscape with the installation of five of Ugo Rondinone's towering interpretations of scholars' rocks.
The Bluhm Family Terrace is transformed into an imagined Chinese landscape with the installation of five of Ugo Rondinone's towering interpretations of scholars' rocks.
October 14, 2013–April 13, 2014
Gallery 291
This disturbing eight-channel video installation explores the often repressed, always sensitive, and newly urgent subject of sexual violence against women on the Indian subcontinent.
This disturbing eight-channel video installation explores the often repressed, always sensitive, and newly urgent subject of sexual violence against women on the Indian subcontinent.
July 26, 2013–April 13, 2014
Gallery 186
This film by Isaac Julien, one of England’s most important artists and independent filmmakers, explores the social construction of masculinity within the mythic landscape of the American West.
This film by Isaac Julien, one of England’s most important artists and independent filmmakers, explores the social construction of masculinity within the mythic landscape of the American West.
October 11, 2013–March 9, 2014
Gallery 296
Pioneering paintings by artist Ed Clark come together in celebration of his receiving the Art Institute’s Legends and Legacy Award, an honor recognizing living African American artists.
Pioneering paintings by artist Ed Clark come together in celebration of his receiving the Art Institute’s Legends and Legacy Award, an honor recognizing living African American artists.
October 20, 2013–February 23, 2014
Galleries 124–127
This selection of 115 pieces from the Hilliards’ impressive and diverse collection ranges from 16th-century drawings to modern 20th-century works on paper and sculpture.
This selection of 115 pieces from the Hilliards’ impressive and diverse collection ranges from 16th-century drawings to modern 20th-century works on paper and sculpture.
November 12, 2013–January 27, 2014
Regenstein Hall
Member Preview: November 9–11
Examine the many meanings and interpretations of eating in America through over 100 paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts from the 18th through the 20th century.
Examine the many meanings and interpretations of eating in America through over 100 paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts from the 18th through the 20th century.
November 19, 2013–January 27, 2014
Ryerson and Burnham Libraries (closed Saturdays and Sundays)
From offering food for thought to actual recipes, this display of American and European books, prints, and drawings from the 15th through the 20th century explores the long and close relationship of...
From offering food for thought to actual recipes, this display of American and European books, prints, and drawings from the 15th through the 20th century explores the long and close relationship of...
October 24, 2013–January 26, 2014
Galleries 182–184
The first U.S. museum exhibition of Berlin-based artist Monika Baer's work, this presentation reflects the diversity of the artist’s practice—both conceptual and performative, spare and sensuous.
The first U.S. museum exhibition of Berlin-based artist Monika Baer's work, this presentation reflects the diversity of the artist’s practice—both conceptual and performative, spare and sensuous.