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Upcoming Exhibitions

June 25, 2016–November 6, 2016
Gallery 107
A first for the Art Institute’s Japanese print gallery, this exhibition of maps showcases an important facet of Japanese printmaking through a range of maps depicting both known and spiritual lands.
A first for the Art Institute’s Japanese print gallery, this exhibition of maps showcases an important facet of Japanese printmaking through a range of maps depicting both known and spiritual lands.
July 15, 2016–January 15, 2017
Gallery 220A
Featuring works by Delacroix, Barye, Andrieu, and others, this focused installation explores copying in lion- and tiger-obsessed Paris in many forms: drawing, painting, printing, and sculpting.
Featuring works by Delacroix, Barye, Andrieu, and others, this focused installation explores copying in lion- and tiger-obsessed Paris in many forms: drawing, painting, printing, and sculpting.
August 27, 2016–January 29, 2017
Galleries 124–127
A celebration of the drawings acquired over the last quarter-century, this exhibition presents works of Swiss, German, and Austrian Romanticism, Belgian Symbolism, French Impressionism, and 20th-...
A celebration of the drawings acquired over the last quarter-century, this exhibition presents works of Swiss, German, and Austrian Romanticism, Belgian Symbolism, French Impressionism, and 20th-...
September 10, 2016–January 8, 2017
Gallery 188
A companion to the concurrent Moholy-Nagy retrospective, this exhibition of contemporary work examines the influence the artist had on the field of photography.
A companion to the concurrent Moholy-Nagy retrospective, this exhibition of contemporary work examines the influence the artist had on the field of photography.
October 2, 2016–January 3, 2017
Regenstein Hall
Member Preview: September 30–October 1
The first retrospective of Moholy-Nagy in the United States in nearly 50 years traces the career of a multimedia artist who was always ahead of his time.
The first retrospective of Moholy-Nagy in the United States in nearly 50 years traces the career of a multimedia artist who was always ahead of his time.
October 27, 2016–January 15, 2017
Galleries 182–184
The first American museum exhibition devoted to this contemporary South African artist demonstrates the artist’s masterful conflation of personal and collective storytelling.
The first American museum exhibition devoted to this contemporary South African artist demonstrates the artist’s masterful conflation of personal and collective storytelling.
January 28, 2017–April 30, 2017
Galleries 1–4, 10, and 188
This exhibition is the first to provide a thorough history of the Provoke movement and to draw out the many connections between photography, political protest, and performance in postwar Japan.
This exhibition is the first to provide a thorough history of the Provoke movement and to draw out the many connections between photography, political protest, and performance in postwar Japan.
February 19, 2017–May 7, 2017
Regenstein Hall
Member Preview: February 16–18
The first U.S. retrospective of the Brazilian artist's achievements traces his career from early works influenced by European Modernism to large-scale installations meant to be experienced.
The first U.S. retrospective of the Brazilian artist's achievements traces his career from early works influenced by European Modernism to large-scale installations meant to be experienced.