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Picasso and Chicago | The Art Institute of Chicago

February 20, 2013-May 12, 2013

Regenstein Hall

Art © 2013 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

A century ago, in 1913, the Art Institute of Chicago became the first art museum in the country to present the work of a young Spaniard who would become the preeminent artist of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso. This February the museum celebrates the special 100-year...

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Head of a Woman | The Art Institute of Chicago

Gallery 391A

This painting dates to one of the most productive and inventive periods of Pablo Picasso's career, a summer stay in the town of Horta de Ebro (now Horta de San Juan) in Spain, which lasted, with minor interruptions, from May to September of 1909. During these months, Picasso produced a series of landscapes, heads, and still lifes that are among the most highly acclaimed achievements...

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Date: 2017-12-20 10:45:15

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Weeping Woman I | The Art Institute of Chicago

A ferocious image of grief, Weeping Woman I is one of the most powerful works that Pablo Picasso undertook in the wake of his seminal Guernica (1937; Museo del Prado, Madrid). After completing Guernica, an expression of the horrors of war and a critique of fascist tyranny, Picasso continued to be drawn to the subject of agonized grief. Between June and December 1937, he undertook a series of drawings, paintings, and prints known...

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Date: 2017-12-20 10:51:55

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Head of a Woman (Fernande) | The Art Institute of Chicago

This work is Pablo Picasso's first large Cubist sculpture and represents the distinctive physiognomy of Fernande Olivier, who was the artist's model and mistress from 1905 until 1912. Before making the bust, Picasso produced countless drawings and gouaches to explore the specific form and structure of his subject's facial features--her dark almond-shaped eyes, sharp nose, peaked upper lip, fleshy chin, and braided topknot. He also...

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Date: 2017-12-20 10:44:59

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Modern | The Art Institute of Chicago

Considered one of the finest and most comprehensive in the world, the Art Institute's extraordinary collection of modern art includes nearly 1,000 works by artists from Europe and the Americas. The modern collection boasts some of the greatest icons of the period, including Picasso's Old Guitarist; Matisse's Bathers by a River; Brâncusi's Golden Bird; Magritte's Time...

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Date: 2017-12-20 12:21:24

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Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity | The Art Institute ...

Were the Impressionists fashionistas? And what role did fashion play in their goal to paint modern life with a "modern" style? This is the subject of the internationally acclaimed exhibition Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity, the first to uncover the fascinating relationship between art and fashion from the mid-1860s through the mid-1880s as Paris became the style capital of the world....

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Browse A-Z | The Art Institute of Chicago

Click on the letter buttons below and browse an alphabetized list of cultures and artists' last names. Clicking on any name will bring up a list of all online works attributed to that artist or culture. For example,...

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Date: 2017-12-20 06:38:05

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