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3 Bedrooms

I recently saw the Art Institute’s of Chicago’s excellent “Van Gogh’s Bedrooms” exhibit.   The piece de resistance is all 3 of his very similar “Bedroom” paintings side by side, with a unique video display comparing them in detail. 277 more words

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Art Institute of Chicago

Para quem visitar a cidade este é um dos locais incontornáveis, mesmo para quem não é muito de museus. Foi eleito em 2014, pelos utilizadores do TripAdvisor (Traveller’s Choice Award)  nº1 do Top 10 dos melhores museus do Mundo, por isso não sou só eu que digo ;) 264 more words


I can see why people want to live here, Chicago

Lots of glass, making sonic canyons for the honking of taxis. Perfect weather, enough snow flurries to keep it interesting but nothing sticking to seep in slushy slop through my silly shoes (I’m Californian, I don’t have the wardrobe for precipitation). 415 more words


Aphorism Art

In art:
we need to see the
beauty in the ugly,
the common, and
the down-trodden.

Samuel De Lemos

Van Gogh's Bedroom at Art Institute shows changing style

Three versions of the painting show that it’s more than just a room

The Art Institute of Chicago is presenting an interesting exhibition. While many might be familiar with Vincent Van Gogh’s “Bedroom in Arles”, I was surprised to learn that there are in fact two other paintings of the same room. 273 more words