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Great work from artist Joanna Witas. Thanks for visiting us!Repost: @jo.witas.artFelt inspired after visiting The Art In...
06/25/2021

Great work from artist Joanna Witas. Thanks for visiting us!

Repost: @jo.witas.art

Felt inspired after visiting The Art Institute of Chicago last weekend • “Monet and Chicago” #exhibition with Monet’s most iconic paintings was so amazing! • #inksketch and #markerdrawing of the #artinstituteofchicago

Tickets for July 1–15 are now on sale, including new evening hours on Thursday and Friday nights! See the Obama Portrait...
06/24/2021

Tickets for July 1–15 are now on sale, including new evening hours on Thursday and Friday nights! See the Obama Portraits—on view in Chicago for the first time—now at the Art Institute.

JULY 1–15 TICKETS: https://bit.ly/3fPiotG

More dates to be released soon. We’ll make an announcement before they go live. Thanks!

The #ObamaPortraitsTour is organized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.

Tickets for July 1–15 are now on sale, including new evening hours on Thursday and Friday nights! See the Obama Portraits—on view in Chicago for the first time—now at the Art Institute.

JULY 1–15 TICKETS: https://bit.ly/3fPiotG

More dates to be released soon. We’ll make an announcement before they go live. Thanks!

The #ObamaPortraitsTour is organized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.

A prominent figure of the East Village art scene in New York during the 1980s, David Wojnarowicz produced paintings, pho...
06/23/2021

A prominent figure of the East Village art scene in New York during the 1980s, David Wojnarowicz produced paintings, photographs, installations, performances, and experimental films that fused the aesthetics of the punk-music scene and street culture with a personal, political activism.

Distinguished by raw expressions of rage and personal longing, much of his work expresses concerns with the inequalities and disenfranchisement of people living with HIV and AIDS. Toward the end of his life, Wojnarowicz turned to writing, photography, and performance. Exemplifying this period is "Untitled (One Day This Kid…)," in which a picture of the artist as a child is surrounded by a fierce written critique of American political and social systems that sustain a cultural homophobia.

Explore the work of David Wojnarowicz: https://bit.ly/2RlqwJ1 #PrideMonth

A prominent figure of the East Village art scene in New York during the 1980s, David Wojnarowicz produced paintings, photographs, installations, performances, and experimental films that fused the aesthetics of the punk-music scene and street culture with a personal, political activism.

Distinguished by raw expressions of rage and personal longing, much of his work expresses concerns with the inequalities and disenfranchisement of people living with HIV and AIDS. Toward the end of his life, Wojnarowicz turned to writing, photography, and performance. Exemplifying this period is "Untitled (One Day This Kid…)," in which a picture of the artist as a child is surrounded by a fierce written critique of American political and social systems that sustain a cultural homophobia.

Explore the work of David Wojnarowicz: https://bit.ly/2RlqwJ1 #PrideMonth

TOMORROW at 5:00 (CST)—Virtual Conversation: Brandon Breaux and Eric WilliamsArtist and designer Brandon Breaux joins Er...
06/23/2021

TOMORROW at 5:00 (CST)—Virtual Conversation: Brandon Breaux and Eric Williams

Artist and designer Brandon Breaux joins Eric Williams, founder and creative director of the Silver Room, for a wide-ranging conversation exploring themes related to portraiture and representation, community engagement, and how art and culture can have a positive economic impact.

LEARN MORE—https://bit.ly/3zTx9U8

TOMORROW at 5:00 (CST)—Virtual Conversation: Brandon Breaux and Eric Williams

Artist and designer Brandon Breaux joins Eric Williams, founder and creative director of the Silver Room, for a wide-ranging conversation exploring themes related to portraiture and representation, community engagement, and how art and culture can have a positive economic impact.

LEARN MORE—https://bit.ly/3zTx9U8

Kehinde Wiley’s and Amy Sherald’s portraits of the president and former first lady are here!We can’t wait for you to exp...
06/22/2021

Kehinde Wiley’s and Amy Sherald’s portraits of the president and former first lady are here!

We can’t wait for you to experience these celebrated works—which is why we’re adding new late hours on Thursdays and Fridays.

Beginning July 1, Thursday and Friday evening tickets will allow you to visit the portraits and the entire museum from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

We are releasing tickets—both our regular 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. and the new 6:00–9:00 p.m. time slots—in batches to provide multiple opportunities for visitors to get tickets.

The next batch of tickets, which are for July 1–15, will be released this Thursday, June 24, at 10:00 a.m. Please note that you must purchase your ticket online in advance.

LEARN MORE—https://bit.ly/3hUtTBz

The #ObamaPortraitsTour is organized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.

Images:

Kehinde Wiley. Barack Obama, 2018. Oil on canvas. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. © 2018 Kehinde Wiley.

Amy Sherald. Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama, 2018. Oil on linen. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

The National Portrait Gallery is grateful to the generous donors who made these commissions possible. Support for the national tour has been generously provided by Bank of America.

Kehinde Wiley’s and Amy Sherald’s portraits of the president and former first lady are here!

We can’t wait for you to experience these celebrated works—which is why we’re adding new late hours on Thursdays and Fridays.

Beginning July 1, Thursday and Friday evening tickets will allow you to visit the portraits and the entire museum from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

We are releasing tickets—both our regular 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. and the new 6:00–9:00 p.m. time slots—in batches to provide multiple opportunities for visitors to get tickets.

The next batch of tickets, which are for July 1–15, will be released this Thursday, June 24, at 10:00 a.m. Please note that you must purchase your ticket online in advance.

LEARN MORE—https://bit.ly/3hUtTBz

The #ObamaPortraitsTour is organized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.

Images:

Kehinde Wiley. Barack Obama, 2018. Oil on canvas. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. © 2018 Kehinde Wiley.

Amy Sherald. Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama, 2018. Oil on linen. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

The National Portrait Gallery is grateful to the generous donors who made these commissions possible. Support for the national tour has been generously provided by Bank of America.

06/18/2021
NOW OPEN—"The Obama Portraits"

The Obama portraits have arrived in Chicago!

For a limited time, see these groundbreaking paintings by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald.

MORE INFO—https://bit.ly/2SVuW9O

The #ObamaPortraitsTour is organized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.

A self-described “visual activist,” Zanele Muholi aims—in both their photographs and social activism—to redefine the fac...
06/17/2021

A self-described “visual activist,” Zanele Muholi aims—in both their photographs and social activism—to redefine the face of Africa and combat violence against the LGBT community.

In 2006 they began a series of portraits, 'Faces and Phases,' celebrating black le****ns in Africa. The photographs became an archive of positive images of black q***r culture, in Muholi's words “marking, mapping, and preserving an often invisible community for posterity.”

Muholi counters oppression by ensuring visibility, giving human expression to otherwise faceless statistics. In the vein of August Sander—whose photographs of the people of Germany catalogued a range of professions—they has documented this community’s rich diversity by photographing actresses, soccer players, scholars, dancers, filmmakers, writers, activists, and others. In each of these compelling portraits, their subjects face the camera with forcefulness and dignity.

Explore Muholi's work: https://bit.ly/34hC1UC #PrideMonth

Combining elements of Chinese philosophy with modern astronomy, artist and scholar Tai Xiangzhou creates landscapes in t...
06/16/2021

Combining elements of Chinese philosophy with modern astronomy, artist and scholar Tai Xiangzhou creates landscapes in the realist style of the Song Dynasty (960–1279) and semiabstract expanses of rocks and clouds floating in extraterrestrial worlds.

LEARN MORE—https://bit.ly/3eqzFZI

The exhibition "Cosmoscapes: Ink Paintings by Tai Xiangzhou" brings together works by the acclaimed artist that together dissolve and even transcend distinctions between the traditional and the innovative. Tai’s extraordinary paintings are not only visual but also visionary, leading the viewer into imaginary realms and inspiring wonder toward the unknown universe.

Combining elements of Chinese philosophy with modern astronomy, artist and scholar Tai Xiangzhou creates landscapes in the realist style of the Song Dynasty (960–1279) and semiabstract expanses of rocks and clouds floating in extraterrestrial worlds.

LEARN MORE—https://bit.ly/3eqzFZI

The exhibition "Cosmoscapes: Ink Paintings by Tai Xiangzhou" brings together works by the acclaimed artist that together dissolve and even transcend distinctions between the traditional and the innovative. Tai’s extraordinary paintings are not only visual but also visionary, leading the viewer into imaginary realms and inspiring wonder toward the unknown universe.

Though it was painted over 360 years ago, this curtain reveals that the best way to trick the eye is to dazzle it with b...
06/15/2021
The Fictitious Fabric of Frans van Mieris | The Art Institute of Chicago

Though it was painted over 360 years ago, this curtain reveals that the best way to trick the eye is to dazzle it with beauty.

Join us as we take a closer look at the illusionistic painting—"Trompe-l’Oeil Still Life with a Flower Garland and a Curtain."

The artist Zeuxis painted grapes so lifelike that birds pecked them.

NOW OPEN—"Joseph E. Yoakum: What I Saw"In 1962 at the age of 71, Joseph E. Yoakum reported having a dream that inspired ...
06/14/2021

NOW OPEN—"Joseph E. Yoakum: What I Saw"

In 1962 at the age of 71, Joseph E. Yoakum reported having a dream that inspired him to draw. Thereafter the retired veteran began a daily practice and over the next 10 years produced some 2,000 works.

When he began to put that vision to paper in his apartment on Chicago’s South Side, he quickly developed a unique visual language, independent and distinct from other artists in the city. His drawings—predominantly landscapes in ballpoint pen, colored pencil, pastel, and watercolor and inscribed with locations from all seven continents—reflect the scope of his national and international travels as well as his idiosyncratic and poetic vision of the natural world.

LEARN MORE—https://bit.ly/3zq7YIH

NOW OPEN—"Joseph E. Yoakum: What I Saw"

In 1962 at the age of 71, Joseph E. Yoakum reported having a dream that inspired him to draw. Thereafter the retired veteran began a daily practice and over the next 10 years produced some 2,000 works.

When he began to put that vision to paper in his apartment on Chicago’s South Side, he quickly developed a unique visual language, independent and distinct from other artists in the city. His drawings—predominantly landscapes in ballpoint pen, colored pencil, pastel, and watercolor and inscribed with locations from all seven continents—reflect the scope of his national and international travels as well as his idiosyncratic and poetic vision of the natural world.

LEARN MORE—https://bit.ly/3zq7YIH

NOW OPEN—Unveiling the New Tiffany WindowA stunning achievement in stained glass, the monumental Hartwell Memorial Windo...
06/13/2021

NOW OPEN—Unveiling the New Tiffany Window

A stunning achievement in stained glass, the monumental Hartwell Memorial Window makes its Art Institute debut!

With dazzling light and vibrant colors, the window captures the sublime beauty of nature, depicting Mount Chocorua, one of New England’s most beloved peaks, at sunset.

This recently acquired work—designed by Agnes F. Northrop for Tiffany Studios—was a commission from Mary Hartwell in honor of her husband for the Central Baptist Church of Providence, Rhode Island.

Located at the top of the Art Institute’s Grand Staircase near the Michigan Avenue entrance, the magnificent Hartwell Memorial Window will greet visitors with radiant beauty for many years to come.

LEARN MORE—https://bit.ly/2Qpm5fP

NOW OPEN—Unveiling the New Tiffany Window

A stunning achievement in stained glass, the monumental Hartwell Memorial Window makes its Art Institute debut!

With dazzling light and vibrant colors, the window captures the sublime beauty of nature, depicting Mount Chocorua, one of New England’s most beloved peaks, at sunset.

This recently acquired work—designed by Agnes F. Northrop for Tiffany Studios—was a commission from Mary Hartwell in honor of her husband for the Central Baptist Church of Providence, Rhode Island.

Located at the top of the Art Institute’s Grand Staircase near the Michigan Avenue entrance, the magnificent Hartwell Memorial Window will greet visitors with radiant beauty for many years to come.

LEARN MORE—https://bit.ly/2Qpm5fP

Born #OnThisDay in 1899—Anni Albers would become one of the central figures of 20th century weaving. After studying and ...
06/12/2021

Born #OnThisDay in 1899—Anni Albers would become one of the central figures of 20th century weaving. After studying and teaching at the Bauhaus for 10 years, Albers came to America and applied her practice at Black Mountain College, interacting with artists such as Ruth Asawa, John Cage, and Robert Rauschenberg. She playfully stretched the boundaries of her medium and her influence inspired a new generation of weavers, including Sheila Hicks.

Explore Albers’s expert eye for color and pattern with a look through the museum's collection: https://bit.ly/356sJvc

As of today, fully vaccinated Art Institute visitors are no longer required to wear masks in the museum's galleries. Unv...
06/11/2021

As of today, fully vaccinated Art Institute visitors are no longer required to wear masks in the museum's galleries. Unvaccinated visitors should continue to wear masks.

This change is in alignment with the City of Chicago's newly updated guidelines, which also include increased capacity limits at museums.

We look forward to welcoming more visitors in the coming weeks and invite you to review our website, which provides the most up-to-date information on all of our visiting policies.

LEARN MORE—https://bit.ly/3zjiiCi

As of today, fully vaccinated Art Institute visitors are no longer required to wear masks in the museum's galleries. Unvaccinated visitors should continue to wear masks.

This change is in alignment with the City of Chicago's newly updated guidelines, which also include increased capacity limits at museums.

We look forward to welcoming more visitors in the coming weeks and invite you to review our website, which provides the most up-to-date information on all of our visiting policies.

LEARN MORE—https://bit.ly/3zjiiCi

Experience a wide range of virtual conversations, in-person outdoor performances, and more—as we mark the arrival of the...
06/10/2021

Experience a wide range of virtual conversations, in-person outdoor performances, and more—as we mark the arrival of the Obama Portraits at the Art Institute next Friday, June 18!

LEARN MORE—https://artic.edu/events

These can't-miss free events include appearances by Michelle Obama, artists Amy Sherald, Kehinde Wiley, Jordan Casteel, Cauleen Smith, and Amanda Williams, and Studio Museum in Harlem director Thelma Golden—plus many more! And our "Portraits in the Parks" series in July brings live performances from local musicians to Chicago parks.

"Monet and Chicago" closes this Monday, June 14! Experience the highly acclaimed exhibition in this virtual tour led by ...
06/09/2021
Monet and Chicago | Virtual Walkthrough

"Monet and Chicago" closes this Monday, June 14!

Experience the highly acclaimed exhibition in this virtual tour led by Gloria Groom, chair and curator of Painting and Sculpture of Europe.

Experience the highly acclaimed exhibition "Monet and Chicago" with this virtual tour led by Gloria Groom, Chair and David and Mary Winton Green Curator of P...

FINAL DAYS—"Modernity and Nostalgia: The Prints of Itō Shinsui"The prints designed by Japanese artist Itō Shinsui featur...
06/07/2021

FINAL DAYS—"Modernity and Nostalgia: The Prints of Itō Shinsui"

The prints designed by Japanese artist Itō Shinsui feature traditional subjects, bold colors, and realism that went beyond 19th-century norms, a combination that achieved remarkable commercial success.

In his homeland his reputation rested upon his paintings, but Shinsui’s technically accomplished prints were more popular overseas, which encouraged him to design works specifically for foreign audiences.

Closing June 13—https://bit.ly/2PDWYVN

All June tickets are now on sale for the Obama Portraits at the Art Institute, including FREE days for Illinois resident...
06/04/2021

All June tickets are now on sale for the Obama Portraits at the Art Institute, including FREE days for Illinois residents during the first week—June 18–25!

JUNE TICKETS—https://bit.ly/3hUtTBz

More dates to be released soon! We’ll make an announcement before they go live. Thanks!

The #ObamaPortraitsTour is organized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.

All June tickets are now on sale for the Obama Portraits at the Art Institute, including FREE days for Illinois residents during the first week—June 18–25!

JUNE TICKETS—https://bit.ly/3hUtTBz

More dates to be released soon! We’ll make an announcement before they go live. Thanks!

The #ObamaPortraitsTour is organized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.

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Using Public Transportation The Art Institute is located just one block east of the Loop and is easily accessible via the city's "El" train system. The Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, and Purple lines all stop above ground at Adams/Wabash, one block west of the museum. The Red and Blue lines stop underground at Monroe, just a few blocks away. A number of bus lines also stop in front of the museum. Currently, El fare is $2.25 per adult. Visit the Chicago Transit Authority's website for route, schedule, and fare details. Metra is Chicago's commuter rail transit system. The Art Institute is accessible from both the Van Buren and Millennium stations, which are underground just one to two blocks south and north (respectively) along Michigan Avenue. Visit Metra's website for route, schedule, and fare details.

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The Art of Manuel Miranda. Talonio Kis. Mixed Media on Paper, 8” x 7,” 1991.
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Happy New Year! Have there been any plans to reschedule the Frida Kahlo exhibit for 2021? Thank you.
The Art of Manuel Miranda. Tolaly Tiram. Acrylic on Paper, 9” x 7,” 2002.
The Art of Manuel Miranda. Potis Celis. Mixed Media on Paper, 6” x 10,” 1994.
Hello, I took this picture 2 years ago, in The Art Institute, when I was in Chicago around april. I am surching the name of the painter and the name of the work. Anyone who can help me? Thanks a lot!
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The Art of Manuel Miranda. Cryta Rista. Ink on Paper, 5” x 8,” 1992.