Art Institute of Chicago, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
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Art Institute of Chicago, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Thursday morning we arrived at the Art Institute of Chicago and headed to The Modern Wing, which was designed by Renzo Piano and officially opened to the public in 2009. The 264,000 square-foot building positions the Art Institute as the second largest art museum in the USA, after SFMOMA (see blog August 18, 2016). Last … Continue reading

The Arsenal Art Contemporain, MAC, National Gallery of Canada
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The Arsenal Art Contemporain, MAC, National Gallery of Canada

We arrived at the Arsenal, a 41,000 square feet exhibition space dedicated to contemporary art created by Montreal collectors Pierre and Anne-Marie Trahan. It opened in 2012 in a former shipyard to showcase their Majudia Collection as well as their Galerie Division, where young emerging Canadian artists are featured. There is a satellite space in … Continue reading

Diane Arbus: in the beginning at Met Breuer and Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency at MoMA
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Diane Arbus: in the beginning at Met Breuer and Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency at MoMA

Diane Arbus’ exhibition entitled “Diane Arbus: in the beginning” is a stunning installation on the second floor of the Met Breuer. The decision to hang the photographs on individual columns, set up in rows and accessible from various directions, provides an element of discovery to explore the work.  By choosing to navigate the space from … Continue reading