Art Institute of Chicago Welcomes Special Magritte Exhibition

Art Institute of Chicago

Huge news for art lovers in Chicago this summer! The Art Institute of Chicago will be opening a fantastic new special exhibition of twentieth century art, organized around one of the most iconic surrealist painters of the age – René Magritte. This exhibition, “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938,” focuses particularly on the artist’s most experimental and inventive period, with a collection of pieces that illuminate the evolution of his artistic philosophy. Best known for its clean lines, simple shapes, and unexpected elements, Magritte’s work has emerged over the years as some of the more memorable and thought-provoking surrealist art. Paintings that couple simple images with words or short phrases, like “The Treachery of Images,” brought him fame in the … [Read more...]