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A Walk Through the Art Institute of Chicago

Seurat - worker detail

For all the masterpieces at the Art Institute of Chicago, sometimes it is good to wander slowly and find new favorite paintings.  Here’s a few works and details that jumped out at me this summer.

Caillebotte - Paris Street, Rainy Day, detail

Degas - Opera Singer

Seurat - worker detail

A Van Gogh that looks remotely like a Monet:

Van Gogh - Fishing in Spring

And a Monet that remotely looks like a Van Gogh:

Monet - Bordighera

A modern take on Nature:

roy lichtenstein - sunrise

A modern take on a Classic:

roy lichtenstein - laocoon

And a modern take on Modernity:

Robert Delaunay - The Red Tower

Tom Wesselmann - Still Life #41

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  1. The Art Institute used to be on my itinerary every few weeks when I lived in Chicago — still probably my favorite museum in the world. Thanks for a walk down memory lane!

    September 25, 2012
    • Thanks! I love the AIC too; I can definitely imagine going back every few weeks.

      September 25, 2012
  2. Reblogged this on Art History Ramblings.

    September 26, 2012

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