The Meaningful And Macabre Works Of Chicago Painter Ivan Albright"I think one of the tantalizing aspects of Albright’s work is that it is both enticing and repulsive at the same time. The initial response may be ‘oh that’s gruesome’ but the enticement is how he painted them."
Warhol Retrospective Reveals Andy's Playful And Provocative Influences"His true genius lies in his ability to identify cultural patterns and to use repetition, distortion, and recycled images in a way that challenges our faith in images and questions the meaning of our cultural icons."
Art Institute Delays Native American Exhibit Amid Concerns"If someone dug up your great-grandmother's grave and pulled out a wedding ring or something that had been buried with her, would you feel comfortable having that item on display?"
Concerns Over 500 Plus Crime Incidents Around The Art InstituteA CPD map show 74 incidents in two weeks when expanded only a quarter mile from the Art Institute.
Chicago's Art Institute Receives Historic Money DonationThe Art Institute of Chicago is receiving the largest monetary donation in the museum's history. The museum received two donations totalling $70 million, including a $50 million gift.
A Rift Over A RenoirA tale of one President, one reporter and "Two Sisters."
Three Art Institute Works Top List For Public Art ProjectThe voting is over and the results in, for a unique, new public art project in Chicago and across the country, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.
Art Institute, Museum Of Science And Industry Pursue Rate HikesThe Art Institute of Chicago would like to raise admission fees by as much as $5 and the Museum of Science and Industry would hike entry fees by as much as $3 in the coming weeks, under a proposal laid out in city documents.
Cure For Boredom: July's Great EventsMy mom said if I don’t go outside at least five times this month she’ll ground me and I won’t be able to play any videogames. So I made a list. It's a list of five things I want to do in July. You might like this list. Here it is.
Protesters Stage Michigan Avenue Sit-In In Front Of Art InstituteFollowing an anti-NATO march to McCormick Place and conflict with police, protesters staged a late night sit in front of the Art Institute where Michelle Obama was hosting a dinner.
Survive This Economy: Saving Money On Spring BreakThe next three weeks kick off spring break for hundreds of thousands of students all over the Chicago area. So on Thursday, the Wright family, like many families in the area, is looking for something to do, without spending a lot of money.
Student To Paint Building Near Kennedy In Style Of Roy LichtensteinA design student from the School of the Art Institute has been picked to have his artwork displayed in mural form along the Kennedy Expressway.
‘Exposure’ At The Art Institute Showcases Emerging ArtistsIn Exposure, the fourth show in a series of contemporary work by the Department of Photography at the Art Institute of Chicago, Matt Keegan, Katie Paterson, and Heather Rasmussen each explore photography in a different way. While the three photographers present various subjects and themes, their work can be taken together as a way to see how the medium is being used in contemporary art.
Art Institute Seeks To Add 30 More DocentsThe Art Institute of Chicago plans to expand its volunteer docent corps to give tours to more school groups in the future.
Art Institute Decorates Thorne Miniature Rooms For HolidaysThe famous Art Institute lions won't be getting their Christmas wreaths until the day after Thanksgiving, but the museum is still getting into the holiday spirit early.