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2008 Exhibition History

Exhibition Title Dates Catalogues/Checklist Photographs Press Release Related Material
1945: Creativity and Crisis, Chicago Architecture and Design of the WWII Era May 7, 2007 - April 30, 2008     Press Release  
Jose Guadalupe Posada and the Mexican Broadside June 24, 2007 - Jan. 21, 2008     Press Release  
BigSmall July 14, 2007 - June 27, 2010        
Splendor and Intimacy: Mughal and Rajput Courtly Life Aug. 4, 2007 - Feb. 3, 2008    

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Focus. William Pope L: Drawing, Dreaming, Drowning Oct. 11, 2007 - Jan.21, 2008      Press Release  
Jasper Johns: Gray Nov. 3, 2007 - Jan. 6, 2008       Press Release  
The Brooks McCormick and Richard Zeisler Bequests Nov. 10, 2007 - Jan 10, 2008     Press Release  
Young Chicago Nov. 16, 2007 - Apr. 29, 2008       Press Release  
SAIC  *Link City: Chicago Nov. 16, 2007 - Jan. 11, 2008        
The Other side of Light: Shadows from the Photography Collections Dec. 1, 2007 - Feb. 24, 2008       Press Release  
The E. M. Bakwin Collection of Indonesian Textiles Dec. 1, 2007 - Mar. 2, 2008       Press Release  
For Hearth and Altar: African Ceramics from the Keith Achepohl Collecxtion Dec. 3, 2007 - Feb. 20, 2008     Press release  
Improvisations:  Picture Books by
Chris Raschka
Dec. 7, 2007 - Aug. 8, 2008      Press Release   
Girls on the Verge: Portraits of Adolescence Dec. 8, 2007 - Feb. 24, 2008       Press Release  
Figuration in Contemporary Design Dec. 13, 2007 - June 8, 2008      Press Release   
Learning the Machines:  Fluxus Books and Other Printed Matter Dec. 4, 2007 - Feb. 12, 2008         
There’s No Business Like Show Business Dec. 15, 2007 - Feb. 24, 2008       Press Release  
SAIC  Flashpoint Jan. 12 - Jan. 16, 2008        
SAIC  Faculty Projects Feb. 1 - Feb. 29, 2008        
Artist/author, Painter/Poet: Illustrated Books of Poetry Feb. 12 - Apr. 15, 2008       Press Release  
Watercolors by Winslow Homer, The Color of Light Feb. 16 - May 10, 2008       Press Release  
Edward Hopper  Feb. 16 - May 10, 2008       Press Release  
The Construction Series: 2x4  Jan. 6 - May 8, 2008       Press Release  
Ed Ruscha and Photography Mar. 1 - June 1, 2008       Press Release  
Focus: James Bishop, Paintings on Paper 1959-2007 Mar. 13 - May 4, 2008       Press Release  
Death on the Nile Mar. 15 - Apr. 17, 2008      Press Release  
SAIC  The Art of Connection Mar. 18 - Apr. 3, 2008        
Toshiko Takaezu: Ceramics Mar. 22 - June 8, 2008       Press Release  
Graphic Thought Facility: Resourceful Design Mar. 22 - Aug. 17, 2008       Press Release  
Cutting Edges:  Contemporary Chinese Woodblock Prints Mar. 29 - June 22, 2008       Press Release  
Copyright Law: Publishing Art and the Public Domain Apr. 16 - June 9, 2008       Press Release  Virtual Exhibition
SAIC  Artbash:  First Year Program Show Apr. 18 - May 2, 2008        
Casas Grandes and the Ceramic Art of the Ancient Southwest Apr. 22 - Aug. 13, 2008     Press Release  
Society for Contemporary Art: Acquisition Selection 2008 May 8 - June 15, 2008     Press Release  
SAIC Home, An Exploration of One's Ideal Personal Space May 16 - July 3, 2008        
The Arranged Flower:  Ikebana And Flora in Japanese Prints May 25 - Aug. 3, 2008       Press Release  
Focus:  Mario Ybarra, Jr. - Take Me Out...No Man Is An Island May 29 - Aug. 4, 2008       Press Release  
Francis Picabia in the Mary Reynolds Collection June 10 - Aug. 19, 2008         
A Mind at Play June 14 - Sept. 7, 2008       Press Release  
Collecting for Chicago: Prints, Drawings, and Patronage June 14 - Sept.. 14, 2008       Press Release  
Douglas Garofalo June 15 - Oct. 8, 2008      Press Release  
New Light on Old Masters: Research on Northern European and Spanish Paintings before 1600 in the Art Institute June 26 - Sept. 14, 2008       Press Release  
Benin – Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria July 10 - Sept. 21, 2008       Press Release  
SAIC  Razkuache July 18 - Oct. 3, 2008        
Beyond Beauty:  Botanical Motifs
And Metaphors in Late Imperial China 
July 26 - Oct. 19, 2008      Press Release   
The Capital of the 19th Century: Paris in Maps July 31 - Dec. 4, 2008        
Yokahama – E:  19th Century Prints of Americans in Japan Aug. 9 - Oct. 25, 2008       Press Release  
SAIC  – J. Morgan Puett Aug. 23 - Dec. 13, 2008        
The Bill Peet Storybook Menagerie Aug. 23, 2008 - May 24, 2009     Press Release  
SAIC  Ahh.…Decadence! Aug. 29 - Oct. 31, 2008        
East Asian Ceramics: Then and Now Sept. 6, 2008 - Mar. 8, 2009     Press Release  
Daniel Burnham’s Plan of Chicago Sept. 8, 2008 - Jan. 18, 2010      Press Release  
Focus:  Vincent Fecteau:  New Work Sept. 11 - Nov. 30, 2008      Press Release  
Of National Interest: Photographs from the Collection Sept. 13, 2008 - Jan. 11, 2009      Press Release  
Deft Hands, Discerning Eyes: Chinese and Korean Ceramics from the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection Sept. 18, 2008 - Jan. 10, 2010       Press Release  
Henri Cartier-Bresson and the Art and Photography of Paris Sept. 20, 2008 - Jan. 4, 2009      Press Release  
Hairy Who? Ha! Oct. 7 - Nov. 3, 2008     Press Release  
SAIC  Barewalls 2008 at the Sullivan Galleries Oct. 11, 2008 only        
Drawn to Drawings: The Goldman Collection Oct. 18, 2008 - Jan. 18, 2009     Press Release  
SAIC  Omer Fast Oct. 24, 2008 - Jan. 3, 2009        
Cultivated Leisure Oct. 24, 2008 - Jan. 123, 2009     Press Release  
The Devine Art:  Four Centuries of European Tapestries Nov. 1, 2008 - Jan. 4, 2009       Press Release  
Modern Japanese Prints from Oliver Statler Nov. 1, 2008 - Jan. 18, 2009       Press Release  
Art Through the Pages:  Library Collections at The Art Institute of Chicago Nov. 5, 2008 - Jan. 5, 2009       Press Release  
SAIC  New Approaches:  Four Exhibitions of Current work Dec. 13, 2008 - Jan. 10, 2009