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Paintings at the Art Institute of Chicago: Highlights of the Collection


Highlights Of The Collection

The Art Institute of Chicago, 2019

Purchase from the Art Institute Museum Shop. Available to booksellers from Yale University Press.

The Art Institute of Chicago, one of the most beloved and important museums in the world, houses an extraordinary collection of objects from diverse places, cultures, and time periods.

This beautiful catalogue presents an expansive selection of painted works from around the globe, introduced by James Rondeau, president and director of the Art Institute. Entries written by a team of curators, art historians, and educators, put the works into context and are accompanied by new color photography.

The book showcases a dazzling range of paintings, including an Egyptian funeral portrait, an ancient Mexican wall mural, Chinese scroll paintings, Japanese painted screens, and works by artists such as Caillebotte, Cassatt, Gauguin, Van Gogh, El Greco, Homer, Hopper, Johns, Lichtenstein, Matisse, Monet, Morisot, Motley, O’Keeffe, Picasso, Pollock, Rembrandt, Richter, Rubens, Sargent, Seurat, Tiepolo, Tosa Mitsuoki, Turner, Warhol, Whistler, and Wood; contemporary artists featured include Kerry James Marshall, Wanda Pimentel, and Shiraga Kazuo.

Selected by James Rondeau

184 pages, 11 x 11 in.
171 color ills.

Hardcover $39.95 ($35.95 members)
ISBN: 978-0-300-22572-3


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