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Picasso Painting Reveals New Layers After X-Ray Analysis

February 21st, 2018

Picasso, via NYTThe New York Times profiles recent work in art research and conservation using X-Rays, citing the discovery of an underlying painting in a Picasso Blue Period piece. “It was clear there was something else going on underneath,” researcher Sandra Webster-Cook said.
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Grand Palais Unveils Plans for Massive Three-Year Renovation

February 19th, 2018

Grand Palais, via Art NewspaperPlans have been unveiled for the Grand Palais’s €466m, three-year renovation, Art Newspaper reports.  “At the end of 2020, just over a century after its creation, the Grand Palais will turn a page in its history and begin a transformation that will allow it to finally enter the 21st century,” culture secretary Françoise Nyssen says.
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Marina Abramovic Profiled in The Guardian

February 19th, 2018

Marina Abramovic, via The GuardianMarina Abramovic is interviewed in The Guardian this month, as she prepares to exhibit a series of photos documenting her early performances. “I lived in cars and trucks, I’m amazed the negatives survived,” Abramović says. “To appreciate the present, we should really look to the past.”
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Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

220 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois, 60611
312-280-2660
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am – 8pm
Wednesday through Sunday 10am – 5pm
$10 Suggested General Admission
$6 Students and Seniors
Free for children 12 and under and members of the military
Free on Tuesdays
Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Takashi Murakami: Jellyfish Eyes
January 6, 2007 – January 2008
Alexander Calder in Focus
July 28, 2007 – April 2008
Tino Sehgal – Kiss
October 6 – December 30, 2007
Jeff Koons
May 31 – September 21, 2008