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1988 News Releases

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January 1988. Weekly and Monthly Calendars

New and continuing exhibitions, public programs and lectures, Junior Museum activities 1-5, 7-10, 15-18

Friedrich Weinbrenner, architectural exhibition 1, 31


January 5, 1988

Suggested admission fees increase 6


January 11, 1988

Ice and Green Clouds: Traditions of Chinese Celadon, US tour exhibition, curator of Chinese and Japanese Art Yutaka Mino and Katherine Tsiang, catalogue 11-14, 19, 32, 46, 51


January 12, 1988

Ice and Green Clouds: Traditions of Chinese Celadon, US tour exhibition, lectures, gallery walks, artist demonstrations; Associate Director of Museum Education Department Robert W. Eskridge 13-14, 32


February 1988. Weekly Calendars

New and continuing exhibitions, public programs, and Junior Museum activities 19-22, 26-28, 31-34, 37-40

Photographs by the Bisson Freres, exhibition 31


February 2, 1988

Gifts from Mary and Leigh Block, exhibition of recent gifts; the Collection; comments by AIC Director James N. Wood 23-26, 32, 74


February 10, 1988

Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Early Work, exhibition organized by The Museum of Modern Art, N.Y., catalogue 19, 29-30, 32, 46, 52, 74


February 23, 1988

The Library of Babel: Buzz Spector, sculptural installation 31,35-36,46,74

Rober Gober, exhibition, curator of 20th Century Painting and Sculpture Neal Benezra 35-36, 112


March 1988. Monthly & Weekly Calendars

New and continuing exhibitions, public programs, and Junior Museum activities 41-49, 59-70

Georgia O'Keeffe 1887-1986, exhibition venues and catalogue 41, 45, 52-53

Georgia O'Keeffe: The Stieglitz Portraits, 1918-1922, exhibition from Permanent collection 45, 52-53

Someone Left a Message for You: Photographs by Duane Michals, exhibition and lecture 45

Arms and Art: The Wielgus Gift, exhibition 53, 63


March 1, 1988

1988-1989 Long-Range exhibition schedule 50-58

The Human Figure in Early Greek Art, traveling exhibition organized by The Greek Ministry of Culture and The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 58, 285-286; Part I, preview 281; Part II, preview 284


April 1988. Weekly & Monthly Calendars

New and continuing exhibitions, public programs, and Junior Museum activities 71-86, 91-94, 98-101

The Modern Movement: Selections from the Permanent Collection, architectural drawings 74


April 12, 1988

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Photographed by Sal Lopes, exhibition organized by The Chrysler Museum of Norfolk, VA, AIC showing coordinated by curator of Photography Colin Westerbeck; dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, D.C.; exhibition venues, public symposium 54, 87-88, 105-106, 120-121


April 13, 1988

Korean Ceramics of the Koryo Dynasty from the Permanent Collection, exhibition 89, 143

Tang Dynasty Tomb Figures and Vessels from the Permanent Collection, exhibition 89-90, 143


April 20, 1988

In the Shadow of Mies: Ludwig Hilberseimer, Architect, Educator, and Urban Planner with essays by R. Pommer, D. Spaeth, K. Harrington, et. al., AIC publication; symposium; the Hilberseimer archive at AIC 95-97


April 25, 1988

Chicago Architecture 1872-1922: Birth of a Metropolis, exhibition installed by Stanley Tigerman and organized by curator of Architecture Department John Zukowsky; exhibition publication and European venues 102-104, 130-133, 177


April 26, 1988

Museum shop, The Wall: Images and Offerings from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial by photojournalist Sal Lopes, book signing event 105-106


April 27, 1988

Kabuki Actors: Masterpieces of Japanese Woodblock Prints, exhibition in association with The Japan Festival in Chicago presented by Consulate General of Japan, The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Chicago, and The Japan America Society; complementary shows from Permanent collection: Edo Porcelains; Japanese Buddhist Art 107-108, 147


April 28, 1988

Selections from the Collection of Dr. Eugene A. Solow, first exhibition from the series "Chicago Collects" organized by Prints and Drawings Department; catalogue 109-111

Drawings by Le Corbusier, exhibition of non-architectural works 109, 111


May 1988. Monthly & Weekly Calendars

New and continuing exhibitions, public programs, and Junior Museum activities 111-119, 126-129, 134-138


May 2, 1988

Dutch and Flemish Paintings from The Hermitage, exhibition, lecture series 122


May 7, 1988

The Veteran, the Wall, and the Aftermath of the Vietnam War, symposium in conjunction with Sal Lopes exhibition, programs and participants 120-121


May 11, 1988

Dutch and Flemish Paintings from The Hermitage, Leningrad, exhibition; museum cultural exchange, statement by AIC Director James N. Wood and Director of The Metropolitan Museum Philippe de Montebello; AIC showing coordinated by curator of European Painting Martha A. Wolff; catalogue with foreword by Director of The Hermitage Boris Piotrovsky 122-125, 141-142, 177, 182, 186, 194; exhibition checklist 187-193


May 19, 1988

The Hero in Chicago Culture, symposium in conjunction with exhibition Chicago Architecture 1872-1922: Birth of a Metropolis, film, lectures, and panel discussions; The Junior Museum program "A Summer Festival of Architecture" and related exhibitions 130-133


May 20, 1988

Garden Restaurant, opening for the summer, Ray Bailey Quintet; Executive Director of Special Events Ted Spiegel 139-140


May 24, 1988

Museum shop, special sales area for exhibition Dutch and Flemish Paintings from The Hermitage, exhibition publications and related titles 141-142