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2015-03-09 23:03:28

The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation (BCL), in conjunction with Cosmetologists Chicago (CC), proudly announces that the 2015 Legacy Award honoring Leo Passage will be held on Saturday, March 21,

gaugin's prints
2015-02-16 10:58:10

A joint team of researchers from Northwestern University and the Art Institute of Chicago has used a range of techniques to determine how 19 Gauguin prints stored at the Art Institute were made.

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)

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.

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.

2011-04-04 21:15:00

Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) reveals invisible colors in art masterpieces.

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

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").