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Past Exhibitions

February 25, 2018–May 13, 2018
Regenstein Hall
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Featuring over 180 objects in various media, this exhibition is the first to study in depth the tradition of collecting ancient Chinese bronzes, offering a new understanding of these revered objects...
Featuring over 180 objects in various media, this exhibition is the first to study in depth the tradition of collecting ancient Chinese bronzes, offering a new understanding of these revered objects...
February 25, 2018–May 13, 2018
Griffin Court
This installation brings together five of the contemporary Chinese artist’s Plexiglas panels, or "calligraphic paintings"—color-infused abstractions of well-known poems from the 8th through 16th...
This installation brings together five of the contemporary Chinese artist’s Plexiglas panels, or "calligraphic paintings"—color-infused abstractions of well-known poems from the 8th through 16th...
February 8, 2018–April 29, 2018
Galleries 182–84
This ongoing drawing and embroidery series collects histories and personal experiences that continue to emerge from the current humanitarian and political crises in Syria and the Middle East.
This ongoing drawing and embroidery series collects histories and personal experiences that continue to emerge from the current humanitarian and political crises in Syria and the Middle East.
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.