Friday, March 23, 2012

Art Institute of Chicago

I spent two days at the Art Institute of Chicago. God, what a great collection. Here are some of my favorite paintings.

Fra Angelico
Saint Anthony Abbot (1440/41)

Workshop of Dieric Bouts
Mater Dolorosa (Sorrowing Virgin) (1480/1500)

Bartolomeo Manfredi
Cupid Chastised (1613)

Pieter Claesz
Still Life (1625)

Francisco de Zurbarán
The Crucifixion (1627)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Old Man with a Gold Chain (1631)

Adriaen van der Spelt and Frans van Mieris
Trompe-l'Oeil Still Life with a Flower Garland and a Curtain (1658)

Joseph Wright of Derby
Self-Portrait in a Fur Cap (1765/68)

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
Amédée-David, the Comte de Pastoret (1823-26)

Henri Fantin-Latour
Édouard Manet (1867)

Gustave Caillebotte
Paris Street; Rainy Day (1877)

Edgar Degas
The Millinery Shop (1879/86)

Georges Seurat
A Sunday on La Grande Jatte -- 1884 (1884-86)

Martin Johnson Heade
Magnolias on Light Blue Velvet Cloth (1885/95)

Vincent van Gogh
Self-Portrait (1887)

Paul Gauguin
Day of the God (Mahana no Atua) (1894)

Claude Monet
Waterloo Bridge, Sunlight Effect (1903)

John Singer Sargent
The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy (1907)

Henri Matisse
Bathers by a River (1909-10, 1913, 1916-17)

Pablo Picasso
Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (1910)

Georgia O'Keeffe
Blue and Green Music (1919/21)

Grant Wood
American Gothic (1930)

Willem de Kooning
Untitled (1948-49)

Alberto Giacometti
Diego Seated in the Studio (1950)

Jackson Pollock
Greyed Rainbow (1953)

Gerhard Richter
Woman Descending the Staircase (Frau die Treppe herabgehend) (1965)

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