Visiting Art institute of Chicago June 2013

Every city I travel to I try to visit the local museums, and in my Chicago trip recently I spent at day at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Here are highlights of some of the pieces I enjoyed

Visit http://www.artic.edu/ for more information on location and hours

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Grey Diamond 1955 by Ilya Bolotowsky Neo Plasticism

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Art Deco Panel from demolished buildings in Chicago. Love the combination of classic mythology figure with modern industrial gear

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Untitled by Charles Biederman (1906 – 2004)
Paris 1937 Oil on Canvas
Is it wrong of me to think this looks like a plate of bacon?

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Miss Expanding Universe by Isamu Noguchi 1904 – 1988 Aluminum. combined machine age streamlining with ancient haniwa sculpture. Later inspired costume for Ruth Page, dancer choreographer and her ballet Expanding Universe

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Ceres – 1928 Art Deco Sculpture John Bradley Storres

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At first glance this looks like modern objects, in fact these are 2000 B.C. to 4000 B.C. bannerstones

Sculpture

Modern Sculpture by Picasso

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Chicago Exchange Room rebuild inside the museum

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The America Windows by Marc Chagall
Commemorating the American Bicentennial

Antique Armor
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