Tag Archives: Art Institute

A pause before entering 2017

Well here we are, it is 2017! I meant to blog a bunch of things this past week, but instead I needed to relax, spend time with friends, and reset my brain. I had a lovely Art Institute visit where I learned about the annual Creche. Versatile artist László Moholy-Nagy gained a new fan.  There was […]

Revisiting the Art Institute-Part II

Are your eyes and scrolling fingers ready for part II? I was taking a breather in the grand staircase of the Art Institute. Seeing the Corinthian styled columns (and Cristoforo Statiâ’s Samson and the Lion, 1604/07) I decided on a ‘scavenger hunt’ for myself: Locate Greek mythology in the other paintings of the Art Institute. […]

Revisiting the Art Institute-Part I

Oops, I got a bit photo-happy on this entry so prepare to scroll! 🙂 Sometimes you can pass a place without realizing how wonderful it truly is. Maybe it was walking through a long stuffy hallway of old armor upon entering the museum, or the lack of an actual strategy when I visited it before, […]