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A New Exhibit Spotlights a Rarely Seen Keith Haring Mural | Chicago magazine | March 2018

The Chicago Cultural Center displays one of our city’s most impressive public artworks in March.

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Find your new favorite artist at Chicago’s best art galleries

Get acquainted with the local art scene and discover works by up-and-coming, emerging and established artists at the best art galleries in Chicago

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    'Playboy' by design: Exhibit looks at magazine's promotion of architecture

    Hugh Hefner had a passion for architecture, and when he founded Playboy in Chicago in 1953, he used the magazine as venue for stories about some of the city's modern architects. The first issue of Playboy contained an article on Frank Lloyd Wright ; the s

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    Art Institute of Chicago gets its largest gift ever, including 9 Warhols

    A major private contemporary art collection with a value estimated at $400 million is being donated to the Art Institute of Chicago by local philanthropists Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson, in what the museum is calling the largest gift of art in its history

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    13 Chicago Design Destinations You Won't Find On A Boat Tour

    Chicago is renowned for its design marvels, but have you explored these lesser-known sites? Much like the design of these structures,...

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    U. of C. Student Wins Amtrak Writing Residency, Will Spend Year on Train

    Korey Garibaldi, one of 24 winners out of 16,000 applicants, will work on his book, "Different Trains."

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    Expo Chicago: Exhibits To See Away From Navy Pier

    While Expo envelopes and rollicks Navy Pier, there are many other concurrent exhibitions to head over to this art-seeped weekend in Chicago

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    What You’ll See at the MCA’s New David Bowie Exhibit

    Chief Curator Michael Darling picks his favorite glam-rock artifacts from the MCA’s new retrospective.

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    Art Institute tops TripAdvisor museum rankings

    The couple in "American Gothic" may be blushing. The Art Institute of Chicago , home to Grant Wood's iconic American painting and several other works of art, is the No. 1 museum in the U.S. and in the world, according to Travelers Choice awards

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    The 50 most beautiful buildings in Chicago

    We searched Chicago's skyline from the skyscrapers to the side streets and beyond to find our favorite examples of the city's architectural excellence.

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    The Story Behind Five Amazing Murals on Chicago’s Streets

    Here's who's making the new public art you've seen from Pilsen to the West Loop.

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    Caillebotte Uncovered: Art Institute Restoration Reveals Hidden Details

    In what was supposed to be a routine cleaning, the Art Institute of Chicago’s recent restoration of Gustave Caillebotte’s Paris Street; Rainy Day uncovered details about the artist’s original intention that have been buried under varnish

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    Cleaning the Thorne Miniature Rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago Is No Small Task

    Keeper Lindsay Mican Morgan cleans the 68 tiny rooms, on average, once every four months.

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    Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin to star on Steppenwolf stage

    Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin are slated to star together on Broadway in Kenneth Lonergan's play

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      Art Institute of Chicago one of 5 art museums selected to bring American art to the people in public spaces

      Washington crossing the Eisenhower? “Nighthawks” at the bus stop? Come August, American art will be meeting the public in public, with such possible combinations as Grant Wood's...

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        Chicago's Opera Scene Thrives Despite Trouble Elsewhere

        By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, March 24 (Reuters) - The plot summary of U.S. opera in recent years has unfolded like the last act of a Verdi tragedy: New York City Opera, dead; Opera Boston, dead; San Diego Opera, on its final aria. ...