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Past Exhibitions

November 18, 2017–April 22, 2018
Gallery 1
This exhibition presents five series—from the 1870s to the present—that exemplify the power of clothing to shape identities in front of the camera.
This exhibition presents five series—from the 1870s to the present—that exemplify the power of clothing to shape identities in front of the camera.
October 26, 2017–April 15, 2018
Bluhm Family Terrace
This new series of bronze and ceramic sculptures by British artist Andrew Lord was inspired by 19th- and 20th-century paintings that portray time passing and the fragility of the human condition.
This new series of bronze and ceramic sculptures by British artist Andrew Lord was inspired by 19th- and 20th-century paintings that portray time passing and the fragility of the human condition.
February 3, 2018–April 15, 2018
Galleries 186 and 188
This exhibition pairs two immersive installations by Algerian-born French artist Philippe Parreno that explore how humans and objects interact to create a social relationship.
This exhibition pairs two immersive installations by Algerian-born French artist Philippe Parreno that explore how humans and objects interact to create a social relationship.
January 30, 2018–April 9, 2018
Ryerson and Burnham Libraries (weekdays only)
This exhibition presents early 19th-century architectural and interior designs by Pierre-Francois-Léonard Fontaine and Charles Percier, key proponents of the Empire style.
This exhibition presents early 19th-century architectural and interior designs by Pierre-Francois-Léonard Fontaine and Charles Percier, key proponents of the Empire style.
January 6, 2018–April 8, 2018
Gallery 107
This focused exhibition examines representations of the Japanese practice of ikebana—the artful display of flowers.
This focused exhibition examines representations of the Japanese practice of ikebana—the artful display of flowers.
December 8, 2017–April 8, 2018
Gallery 134
From historical sites to sacred mountains, Chinese artists of the Ming and Qing dynasties paid increasing attention to the geography, geology, and environmental conditions of memorable attractions.
From historical sites to sacred mountains, Chinese artists of the Ming and Qing dynasties paid increasing attention to the geography, geology, and environmental conditions of memorable attractions.
October 20, 2017–April 1, 2018
Galleries 57–59
This presentation of 27 quilts explores the way these textiles function as keepsakes and considers how their material fabrication mimics the construction of memory.
This presentation of 27 quilts explores the way these textiles function as keepsakes and considers how their material fabrication mimics the construction of memory.
November 3, 2017–April 1, 2018
Gallery 246
This focused exhibition brings together sculptures and drawings from private collections and the museum’s holdings to explore the artist’s creative process and his narrative skill.
This focused exhibition brings together sculptures and drawings from private collections and the museum’s holdings to explore the artist’s creative process and his narrative skill.
November 18, 2017–April 1, 2018
Galleries 124–27
This rich selection of Fuseli’s drawings and prints showcases his passionate and singular approach to drawing, born of political revolutions and radical aesthetic shifts.
This rich selection of Fuseli’s drawings and prints showcases his passionate and singular approach to drawing, born of political revolutions and radical aesthetic shifts.
July 14, 2017–March 4, 2018
Galleries 101A, 140–43
Eight large triptychs from the "Indian Civilization" series, the last works of M. F. Husain, celebrate India’s rich and diverse culture and history.
Eight large triptychs from the "Indian Civilization" series, the last works of M. F. Husain, celebrate India’s rich and diverse culture and history.