Notable Acquisitions at the Art Institute of Chicago
Vol. 21, no. 1
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Table of Contents:
Foreword A Pastel Study for The Death of Sardanapalus by Eugène Delacroix Andrea Swanson Honore Raphaelle Peale’s Strawberries, Nuts, &c.: A Riddle of Enlightened Science Annie V. F. Storr Color Plates Luca Giordano’s Abduction of the Sabine Women Larry J. Feinberg A First or Second Empire Terpsichore Christa C. Mayer Thurman From the Hand of Mies: Architectural Sketches from the Collection of A. James Speyer Pauline Saliga and Robert V. Sharp Notes
6 hours 23 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago Splash previews Moholy-Nagy: Future Present, a retrospective on the Bauhaus designer who also made his mark in Chicago—opening at the Art Institute October 2.
8 hours 45 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SUNDAY—Design Episodes: The Modern Chair
Explore the evolution of the modern chair in the 20th century with iconic examples from makers like Charles and Ray Eames, Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand, and Harry Bertoia, among others.
THE MODERN CHAIR—http://bit.ly/2dD4Xy0
1 day 4 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SOON—Supernatural Shakespeare
While Shakespeare’s title characters might have the most name recognition, the Bard’s meddling witches and mischievous faerie folk often steal the show. See this focused installation before it closes October 10.