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The Age of Picasso and Matisse
Modern Art at the Art Institute of Chicago

Stephanie D'Alessandro; With Renée DeVoe Mertz

The Art Institute of Chicago’s opportunity to host the International Exhibition of Modern Art, better known as the Armory Show, in 1913 set a radical new course for modern and contemporary art in the United States. This monumental exhibition introduced audiences to some of the greatest avant-garde artists working in Europe, and forever changed the aesthetic landscape for artists, critics, collectors, and arts institutions.

 

This fascinating publication brings together over 130 masterpieces from the Art Institute, which holds one of the finest collections of modern art in North America. Following an introductory essay by Stephanie D’Alessandro on the history of collecting modern art at the Art Institute, the masterwor...


2014   144 pp.  154 color + 8 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300208788  $35.00

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Strokes of Genius
Italian Drawings from the Goldman Collection
 



James Ensor
The Temptation of Saint Anthony
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Sarah Charlesworth
Stills
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What May Come
The Taller de Gráfica Popular and the Mexican Political Print
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Josef Koudelka
Nationality Doubtful
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Christopher Williams
The Production Line of Happiness
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Art and Appetite
American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine
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Master Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago
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Violence and Virtue
Artemisia Gentileschi's "Judith Slaying Holofernes"
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Dreams and Echoes
Drawings and Sculpture in the David and Celia Hilliard Collection
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Abelardo Morell
The Universe Next Door
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They Seek a City
Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910-1950
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Recasting the Past
Collecting and Presenting Antiquities at the Art Institute of Chicago
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For Kith and Kin
The Folk Art Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago
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Dawoud Bey
Harlem, U.S.A.
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Fashioning the Object
Bless, Boudicca, and Sandra Backlund
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Jindrich Heisler
Surrealism under Pressure, 1938-1953
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Light Years
Conceptual Art and the Photograph, 1964-1977
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The Age of American Impressionism
Masterpieces from the Art Institute of Chicago
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The Three Graces
Snapshots of Twentieth-Century Women
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