René Magritte. Time Transfixed, 1938. Oil on canvas. Joseph Winterbotham Collection, 1970.426.
Artist unknown. Fall-Front Desk, 1810/12. Austria, Vienna. Pine with leguminosae veneers, ebonizing, gilding, and gilt bronze. Gift of the Centennial Fund; the Mrs. Burton W. Hales, Mrs. William Hunt Fund, Jessie Spalding Landon Fund, Mrs. Harold T. Martin Fund, Adelaide Ryerson Fund, Mrs. E. Hall Taylor Fund, Philip K. Wrigley Fund, 1976.39.
Portrait Head Vessel of a Ruler, 100 B.C.–A.D. 500. Moche culture; north coast, Peru. Ceramic with pigment. Kate S. Buckingham Endowment, 1955.2338.
4 hours 3 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago #TBT This 1908 postcard shows the Art Institute as it looked the last time the Chicago Cubs won the #WorldSeries. 108 years later the city has #CubsFever all over again. #NeverStopBelieving #FlyTheW
5 hours 33 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago TOMORROW at 6:30—British journalist and design critic Alice Rawsthorn joins us to discuss her latest book, Hello World, chronicling her many years of research and reporting on the state of design past, present, and future. Free with registration.
8 hours 1 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago “History is something that continuously creeps into the present.”
South African artist Kemang Wa Lehulere describes his work as a “protest against forgetting.” See his first American museum show, In All My Wildest Dreams, now on view in the Modern Wing.