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
Grey Diamond 1955 by Ilya Bolotowsky Neo Plasticism
Art Deco Panel from demolished buildings in Chicago. Love the combination of classic mythology figure with modern industrial gear
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?
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
Ceres – 1928 Art Deco Sculpture John Bradley Storres
At first glance this looks like modern objects, in fact these are 2000 B.C. to 4000 B.C. bannerstones
Modern Sculpture by Picasso
Chicago Exchange Room rebuild inside the museum
The America Windows by Marc Chagall
Commemorating the American Bicentennial
- Antique Armor