Courtney Graham Donnell, Susan Weininger, Robert Cozzolino, Susan F. Rossen, Art Institute of Chicago
Art Institute of Chicago, 1997 - Art - 208 pages
Ivan Albright and The Art Institute of Chicago are in the tenth decade of a profound dialogue. This was the first fine-arts museum he experienced, he wandered its European and American galleries as a child. Here he had his initial exposure to the avant-garde when the institution hosted the Armory Show in 1913, and here he absorbed the technical, stylistic, and spiritual lessons its collections and exhibitions provided an aspiring, young artist. Nearly fourteen years after his death, this book is an opportunity to reassess the accomplishments of an artist whose unique and unrelenting vision has led some to consider him as regional and idiosyncratic. Indeed, his philosophic and aesthetic meditations on the conundrums of human existence must be understood not just as those of a Chicagoan, a midwesterner, or an American, but above all as a cosmopolitan and passionate citizen of the world.
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Adam Emory Albright Albert Lewin Albright The Art Albright twins American Art American Artists American Painting Annual Exhibition Armory Show Art Institute Benton charcoal Charles Benton Chicago Daily Chronology color composition Courtney Graham Donnell Croydon Cummings note Dartmouth College depicted Door Dorian Gray eyes Figure flesh gift of Ivan gouache Grant Wood hardboard Heavy the Oar Illinois included inscribed Institute of Chicago Ivan Albright Archive Ivan and Malvin Ivan Le Lorraine Ivan's Jean Dubuffet John Steuart Curry Katharine Kuh later Lineman lithograph Lorraine Albright lower left lower right Ludgin Magic Realists Marie Walsh Michael Croydon Museum of American Museum of Art Notebook Oil on canvas painter Photograph Picture of Dorian Poor Room portrait prints Private collection Pucci Ryerson and Burnham sculpture Self-Portrait setup Show Case Doll Signed and dated studio Vermont Warrenville watercolor Weininger Wherefore Now Ariseth Whitney Museum Woman York