Paintings at the Art Institute of Chicago

Highlights of the Collection

Edited by James Rondeau

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May 23, 2017
176 pages, 11 x 11
166 color illus.
ISBN: 9780300225723

Distributed for the Art Institute of Chicago

An updated selection of key paintings at the Art Institute of Chicago, featuring works from around the globe and dating from ancient Egypt to the present day

The Art Institute of Chicago, one of the most beloved and important museums in the world, houses an extraordinary collection of objects from diverse places, cultures, and time periods. This beautiful catalogue opens the doors of the museum to readers, presenting an expansive selection of painted works from around the globe, introduced insightfully by James Rondeau, president and director of the Art Institute. New color photography accompanies entries written by a team of curators, art historians, and educators, which put the works into context. The book showcases a dazzling range of paintings, including an Egyptian funeral portrait, an ancient Mexican wall mural, Chinese scroll paintings, Japanese painted screens, and works by artists such as Caillebotte, Cassatt, El Greco, Gauguin, Homer, Hopper, Johns, Lichtenstein, Matisse, Mitsuoki, Monet, Morisot, Motley, O’Keeffe, Picasso, Pollock, Rembrandt, Richter, Rubens, Sargent, Seurat, Tiepolo, Turner, Van Gogh, Warhol, Whistler, and Wood; contemporary artists featured include Kerry James Marshall, Wanda Pimentel, and Kazuo Shiraga.

James Rondeau is President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Mark Manders
Isolated Rooms

James Rondeau and Dieter Roelstraet

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Film, Video, and New Media at the Art Institute of Chicago
With the Donna and Howard Stone Gift

Lisa Dorin; Foreword by James Rondeau

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Contemporary Collecting
The Donna and Howard Stone Collection

James Rondeau; With an essay by Judith Russi Kirshner

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The Judith Neisser Collection
Minimal and Postminimal Innovation

James Rondeau; With an essay by Anne Rorimer

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Jasper Johns
Seeing with the Mind's Eye

Edited by Gary Garrels; With essays by Roberta Bernstein, G

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Edlis/Neeson Collection
The Art Institute of Chicago

James Rondeau

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