While perusing the Art and Appetite exhibit at the Art Institute, I came across Norman Rockwell’s iconic painting: Freedom From Want. It depicts a family at dinner conversing and laughing as the gray-haired mother sets a roasted turkey before the father at the head of the table. 495 more words
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This is a design for buttons people will receive as a gift for donating to the Strength of Characture event. They will be printed on the new OKI C941DN which has the capability to print white toner and clear varnishes on color paper which is a pretty revolutionary step in digital presses. 33 more words
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When conservator Faye Wrubel examined Caillebotte’s masterpiece “Paris Street; Rainy Day” in the Art Institute’s conservation studio after it had traveled from Paris to New York and back to Chicago in the exhibition “Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity,” she discovered, among other things, that the varnish had yellowed over the decades, significantly altering the painting.