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  • 20 hours 32 sec ago
    The Art Institute of Chicago
    CLOSING SOON—Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem Two major figures in American art and literature aim to make the black experience visible in postwar America. Closing August 28—http://bit.ly/2aQrnYd
  • 1 day 29 min ago
    The Art Institute of Chicago
    It is believed Van Dyck never intended for the early stages of his etchings to be circulated and was surprised by their immediate popularity in the art market. Finding success at a time when artists didn’t usually show works in progress, these “unfinished” prints helped set the stage for the more recent popularity of works that reveal the creative process. See the prints that altered conventions in Van Dyck, Rembrandt, and the Portrait Print—closing August 7.
  • 1 day 19 hours ago
    The Art Institute of Chicago
    #TBT 1983: The museum held an exhibition for the collection of Jalane and Richard Davidson, Chicago collectors of contemporary American realist drawings. Acknowledged at the time for collecting against prevailing art world trends, they amassed a comprehensive collection of work spanning the careers of both well-known artists—like Jack Beal, pictured here with Jalane herself and a portrait he made of her—and lesser-known Midwestern artists. The entire Davidson collection was bequeathed to the museum and saw another exhibition devoted to it in 1999.