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Artist/Activist Margaret Burroughs to Receive Legacy Award

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

In a word, Dr. Margaret T. Burroughs is unassuming. If you didn't know her, you wouldn't suspect that she's been involved with nearly every major art program in the state of Illinois since the roaring 50s.

It's the "Good Art" Time of Year

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

I had the joy of seeing the Matisse show at the Art Institute this week.

Art Institute Of Chicago Is Free In February: Admission Fee Waived This Month

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Admission will be free for the entire month of February at the museum of the Art Institute of Chicago, including the new Modern Wing. Currently on di...

Cultural Transformation: '00s Clock In Big Changes For Chicago | Mark Caro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

You would have needed a powerful crystal ball if you were standing at the corner of Monroe Street and Columbus Drive on Jan. 1, 2000, trying to glimps...

Monroe Street Crossing A Danger For Art Institute Visitors

Chicago Tribune | Blair Kamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tour groups coming from the Modern Wing have been known to straggle across Monroe like a herd of sheep, bringing traffic to a halt....

Terzo Piano, A Great New Chicago Restaurant

Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

I had the opportunity to try out the new restaurant in the Modern Wing of the Art Institute, Terzo Piano. And, for what it's worth, I pronounce it an ...

Culture Zohn: Pianissimo from Renzo Piano: The New Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Patricia Zohn

2009-06-11-799_northfacade400.jpg New York, LA, San Francisco, Houston, eat your hearts out: Renzo Piano has saved his best US work so far for Chicago.

Tour the New Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago

Edward Lifson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Edward Lifson

With a stunning addition by architect Renzo Piano -- filled with natural light and beautifully detailed-- the Art Institute of Chicago becomes the sec...

The Art Institute's New Modern Wing Shines

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

I felt like a tourist dropped in an unknown, thoughtful, considered, glorious, confident, consummate museum. And then I looked out the window. I was at home.