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2014-10-02 23:01:53

In August, Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt-Amrany co-founder, Julie Rotblatt-Amrany was a featured speaker at a prestigious Art and Science conference held on August 28th in Chicago. (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 In August, Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt-Amrany co-founder, Julie Rotblatt-Amrany was a featured speaker at a prestigious Art and Science conference held on August 28th in Chicago. The conference, titled Multiverse: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies, was held at the LeRoy Neiman Center, and...

2014-01-13 20:20:44

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kimbell Art Museum and JPMorgan Chase, sponsor of the exhibition The Age of Picasso and Matisse: Modern Masters from the Art Institute of Chicago and the recent opening of the Museum's new Renzo Piano Pavilion, are proud to announce a free day for Chase customers as an additional feature of their partnership and an added benefit to the community. On Friday, January 17, 2014, the Kimbell will offer Chase credit and debit...

2011-06-13 20:00:00

CHICAGO, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to innovation in design, Delta Faucet has partnered with Meredith Corporation, the nation's leading publisher of top-selling consumer magazines, including Better Homes & Gardens, to announce the 2011 winners of the second annual Designers of Tomorrow contest. Honoring the future of innovative design, three students from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago were chosen based on their unique and functional...

2011-06-05 00:02:41

A spectacular golden textile, conceived and created by Simon Peers and Nicholas Godley in Madagascar from silk thread collected from over one million Golden Orb spiders (Nephila madagascariensis), will go on exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago, the country's second largest art museum. On special loan to the museum from Mssrs. Peers and Godley as part of the inaugural celebration of the museum's new galleries devoted to African art and Indian art of the Americas, the Spider Silk textile...

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2011-04-04 21:15:00

Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) reveals invisible colors in art masterpiecesWhat do Winslow Homer's For to Be a Farmer's Boy (1887) and Vincent van Gogh's The Bedroom (1889) have in common?First, they are both displayed at the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC). Homer's painting represents a high point in the career of America's premiere watercolorist, while Van Gogh's painting is perhaps one of most recognizable paintings in the world. However, they also share a key physical...

2009-05-10 14:15:27

The works of famed Spanish painter Pablo Picasso will be prevalent in the new Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago, an art curator says. Douglas Druick, who served as the curator for the wing's European modern art collection along with Stephanie D'Alessandro, said the third flood exhibit in the Art Institute wing will begin and end with Picasso, the Chicago Sun-Times said Sunday. Leading the way into the European modern art galleries on the third level is 'The Old Guitarist,' Picasso's...

2009-05-03 14:50:14

The Art Institute of Chicago says its about-to-open Modern Wing cost $294 million to build. When the institute's 264,000-square-foot addition opens to the public May 16, visitors not only will find many more works of art to enjoy but also new views of the Chicago skyline and Millennium Park , the Chicago Tribune reported Sunday. The new wing, designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano, effectively increases the art venue's available space by a third. Piano's design is based on his stance that...


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