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These portraits represent a remarkable fusion of Egyptian culture, Roman citizenship, and Greek self-identification.
These mummy portraits serve as an important reminder of the human needs to be creative and idiosyncratic.
Meet Kenneth Sutherland, Andrew W. Mellon Conservation Scientist at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Coins are more than just currency—they are pocket-sized works of art that capture a time and place.
Using props and ingenuity, Manet captured the beauty of his time.
Come face-to-face with gods, rulers, and everyday people from the ancient world.
Time, patience, and the latest technology help ensure an afterlife for an unnamed mummy in the Art Institute’s collection.
It may not be apparent on first glance, but this portrait is composed of two distinct media.
Butler’s quilts bring new life—and beautiful vibrancy—to the subjects of archival photographs.
The prolific Rembrandt created over 80 self-images over his lifetime.
González-Torres referred to this series of untitled works in the 1980s as “internal self-portraits.”