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17 hours 1 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Dionysos Unmasked brings music written 2,000 years ago back to life for the 21st century. Learn how an understanding of antiquity as well as modern music production made it possible.
23 hours 32 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW ON VIEW—This macabre painting was inspired by an 1877 Italian poem in which a deranged man unearths the remains of the woman that scorned him. The figure’s wide, bloodshot eyes and primal scream manifest the obsessive desire for revenge that has led him to madness.
See it in Gallery 244.