Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Space - Art Institute of Chicago 2008

Alsdorf Galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago
August 18, 2008
I snapped this picture before the museum had filled it with their collection of art from India, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia.  Through many lunch breaks I enjoyed seeing this room recreated from a sunless hall to a bright sunlit space.  Excavating the structure (on the left) showed the craft of building to be just as art-worthy as the works it houses.  Brilliant.

Visit Maps at www.artic.edu to see what it looks like now and for more information on how to visit the museum.

Monday, September 10, 2012