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Art Institute 17h
Edvard Munch painted "The Girl by the Window" the same year as his most famous work, "The Scream." The loosely applied, somber brown tones mingle with violets and blues in this unsettling and enigmatic scene, evoking a feeling of melancholy and anticipation.
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Art Institute 19h
OCTOBER 5—Come out to After Dark for an evening of cocktails, live performances, and art in the Modern Wing. Experience "Hairy Who? 1966-1969” and dance to live performances by and DJ duo French Kiss. TICKETS—
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Art Institute 23h
OCTOBER 11—Explore the ways African art in American museums influences perceptions of the art and culture of the continent—in this lecture with curators Christa Clarke and Constantine Petridis. Free to IL residents with registration. REGISTER—
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Art Institute Sep 24
See fish and waterfowl amongst depictions of nature now on view in Japanese Art.
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Art Institute Sep 24
OCTOBER 5—Artist Talk: Hans Haacke Learn about the extraordinary installation of “Gift Horse” and Hans Haacke’s profound influence on contemporary art in this discussion with the artist. Free with museum admission:
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Art Institute Sep 24
"[They] created their own off-kilter, Chicago-centric, sometimes erotically charged style that drew on down-to-earth sources like tattoos, games, and comic strips." [via ​] Meet the Hairy Who—starting this Wednesday at the Art Institute.
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Art Institute Sep 24
Saddle up, Chicago. Hans Haacke’s "Gift Horse" arrives October 5.
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The Art Newspaper Sep 24
Hairy who? The group that put a spell on the 1960s Chicago art scene
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Art Institute Sep 22
Today marks the autumn equinox and the official end of summer. Celebrate the changing of the seasons with this selection of autumnal works from the museum's collection.
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Art Institute Sep 21
The 12 apostles surround the virgin at the end of her earthly life in this 15th-century relief by Hans Klocker. The apostles' hands, now empty, once held objects to sanctify the moment. See "The Death of the Virgin" on view in Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor.
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Art Institute Sep 21
Closing September 30! "John Singer Sargent and Chicago’s Gilded Age" presents works that "convey Sargent’s ability to capture opulence in motion and reveal sitters swept up in the unceasing flux of their lives." [via ]
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Art Institute Sep 21
OCTOBER 4—Performance: Artists Connect—Seth Parker Woods See the artist hailed by the Guardian as “a cellist of power and grace” with a “willingness to go to the brink,” as Seth Parker Woods performs in the galleries of South and Southeast Asian art:
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Chicago magazine Sep 20
Hans Haacke's "Gift Horse" is coming to Chicago. Visit it soon
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Art Institute Sep 20
Conveying an essence of light and inherent spiritual brilliance, gold was used in the production of prestige ornaments in the Andean region of South America before spreading throughout lower Central America around AD 700. See a variety of works in gold in Art of the Americas.
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Art Institute Sep 20
SATURDAY—YAS! Festival at the Art Institute Experience a showcase of teen performances, artworks, and workshops at the Art Institute—part of the citywide Year of Creative Youth Festival. Free! LEARN MORE—
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Art Institute Sep 20
Tomorrow! Join us for an Artist Talk with Judy Ledgerwood, marking the occasion of her special exhibition “Chromatic Patterns for the Art Institute of Chicago”—free with museum admission. REGISTER—
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Art Institute Sep 19
Replying to @avondale1
Hi Adrian, I’m not sure if there are plans to record the lecture but I’ll let our staff know there’s an interest. You can find a selection of past lectures on our YouTube channel. Thanks for checking in!
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Art Institute Sep 19
SEPTEMBER 20—Lecture: Richard Ormond on John Singer Sargent Join author and biographer Richard Ormond as he shares his insights on beloved American painter John Singer Sargent. Free; registration required. REGISTER—
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Art Institute Sep 19
Pablo Picasso produced many thousands of artworks during his influential and prolific career. Among the 17 works by Picasso on view, "Head" is an example of the artist’s constant experimentation with style and technique. Learn more about this work— [©ARS]
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Art Institute Sep 19
COMING SOON—"Hairy Who? 1966–1969" LEARN MORE— Explore the work of six groundbreaking Chicago artists who embodied irreverence and youthful fearlessness in a time of national upheaval.
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