27 août 2010

Nick Cave's World-Famous Soundsuits Featured in the Pages of Vogue

Nick Cave's world-famous Soundsuits are featured in an eight-page spread in the September issue of Vogue. Photo: James Prinz. CHICAGO, IL.- The School of the Art Institute of Chicago announced that Fashion Design Department Chair Nick Cave's world-famous Soundsuits are featured in an eight-page spread in the September issue of Vogue. Shot by fashion photographer Raymond Meier and released on newsstands Tuesday, Aug. 24, the photos feature Cave wearing the Soundsuits while highlighting bags and footwear from designers such as... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2010

Vietnamese ceramics @ the Art Institute of Chicago

Miniature Water Dropper in the Shape of a Blowfish, 15th century. Vietnam. The Art Institute of Chicago Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration, 5.5 x 8.3 x 3.8 cm (2 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.). Gift of Cheney Cowles, 2006.5 Bowl with relief parrot, 15th century. Vietnam. The Art Institute of Chicago Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration, 3.6 x 9.3 x 8.9 cm (1 3/8 x 3 5/8 x 3 3/8 in.). Gift of Margaret Gentles, 2005.84 Box, 15th century. Vietnam. The Art Institute of Chicago Porcelain with underglaze... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2010

Late Ming-early Qing dynasty furniture @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Couch-Bed, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century. The Art Institute of Chicago Huanghuali wood with woven-mat seat, 79.0 x 213.0 x 124.5 cm (31 x 83 7/8 x 49 in.) G. Ronald and Evelyn Nish Fund—in memory of Ruth S. Demme, Simeon B. Williams Fund, Bertha Evans Brown Fund, Estate of Alice Feffer, Ada Turnbull Hertle Fund, Alyce and Edwin DeCosta and the Walter E. Heller Foundation Fund, Estate of Laura T. Magnuson, Major Acquisitions Centennial Fund., 2006.14 (source www.artic.edu) Yoke-Back Armchair, late Ming or... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2009

Caravaggio's, The Supper at Emmaus @ Art Institute of Chicago

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.The Supper at Emmaus, 1601. The National Gallery of London, Presented by the Honorable George Vernon, 1839, NG172 CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago will be offering visitors the rare opportunity to view one of Caravaggio's masterworks from October 10, 2009 to January 31, 2010. Coming from the National Gallery, London, The Supper at Emmaus is one of the most highly regarded paintings by one of the most influential of all Western artists, and it is a painting hardly ever seen outside of... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2009

'A Case for Wine: From King Tut to Today' @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Charles Frederick Kandler (English). Wine Jug (detail), 1739/40. Silver; Height: 34 cm (13 3/8 in.). Gift of the Antiquarian Society. CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago presents A Case for Wine: From King Tut to Today, opening on July 11, 2009, in the museum’s Regenstein Hall, marking the first time a fine arts museum has explored art through the vine. On view until September 20, 2009, this major exhibition features more than 400 objects drawn from the Art Institute’s extensive encyclopedic collection, in addition to... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2009

Beyond Golden Clouds: Japanese Screens from the Art Institute of Chicago and the Saint Louis Art Museum

Kano Koi (Japanese, c. 1569-1636). Pheasant and Pine, c. 1626. Six-panel screen; ink, colors, and gold on paper; 170.2 x 380 cm. Saint Louis Art Museum, Funds given by Mary and Oliver Langenberg, Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Liddy, and Susan and David Mesker (105.2002). (Detail) CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago and the Saint Louis Art Museum have collaborated on a major exhibition that showcases the rarely seen masterpieces of Japanese screens from both museums' permanent collections. Beyond Golden Clouds: Japanese Screens... [Lire la suite]