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BOLT Residency - The Arts Club of Chicago 2018-02-15 20:16

Calling Chicago artists! Applications for the BOLT Residency offered by the Chicago Artists Coalition open today.

CAC also announced today that beginning with the 2018-2019 Residency, recipients will not have to pay monthly fees, funded in part by the The Andy Warhol Foundation for the V...

Paintings Of Barack And Michelle Obama Unveiled At Portrait Gallery

An exciting start to the week! This morning, the official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama were unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Barack Obama's portrait was painted by New York- based artist Kehinde Wiley & Michelle Obama's portrait (seen below)...

Inside\Within · Chicago's artists & their spaces.

Next in our Garden Project series, Richard Rezac's site-specific installation "Glen Elder" will open on March 15th. A trellis-like configuration, the structure disturbs the assumed geometric logic of certain forms, bringing a continued interest in Rezac's work to a new,...

Chicago's Rhona Hoffman Gallery Heads to West Town

It's always so exciting to see how collegial & inclusive the Chicago artistic community is! Congratulations to our member Rhona Hoffman of Rhona Hoffman Gallery on the the move to West Town, and to member (and designer of The Arts Club) John Vinci on the design!

What a ste...

Opening Reception: 88th Exhibition of Visual Artist Members

Following a tradition begun in our very first year (1916), The Arts Club of Chicago presents an exhibition featuring its visual artist members. Works exhibited range in style and medium and represent the diversity of the Club's heritage.

The 88th Exhibition of Visual Artist Members is ...
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British Museum Photo 2018-02-22 19:00

‘I love the sculptures of ancient Greece. They have been and remain my masters’ Rodin had a collection of over 6,000 antiquities, and even opened a museum to house them. He enjoyed showing people the subtle modelling of the carved marble in night-time lamplit tours. Many of these classical sculptures were weathered, broken or incomplete, which inspired Rodin to remove the heads, arms and legs of his own works. He was trying to emulate the archaeological fragments he collected, and those he saw in the British Museum – the artist was a frequent visitor after he first viewed the galleries in 1881. Our #RodinExhibition will bring together Rodin’s beautiful sculptures with the ancient works that helped inspire them – opening 26 April, book tickets here: http://ow.ly/CEN530iyCuE

National Gallery of Art Photo 2018-02-22 16:51

Jean Siméon Chardin worked from arrangements directly in front of him. He rarely made detailed drawings that were standard academic practice. Instead, the artist would slowly build thick layers of paint to create depths of color and complexity. In "Fruit, Jug, and a Glass" Chardin used a mixture of different hues and a variety of brushstrokes to match the texture of each surface. Jean Siméon Chardin, "Fruit, Jug, and a Glass," c. 1726/1728, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Chester Dale Collection