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1 day 9 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SOON—Christopher Wool emerged from New York's art scene in the 1980s to become one of the most important abstract painters of his generation. See the exhibition before it closes May 11.
1 day 10 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Commissioned for the 1945 Hollywood movie and based on Oscar Wilde's novel of the same name, Ivan Albright's grotesque painting captures the moral decay of the story's protagonist. The hedonistic Dorian Gray sells his soul in exchange for eternal youth. Ultimately, the corruption of his wicked life is revealed in the disfigurement of his likeness in the portrait.
If Picture of Dorian Gray is one of your favorite American works of art, share it with the country by voting for it to be displayed on billboards nationwide. #ArtEverywhereUS