Art Institute of Chicago: Modern & American Art

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The Art Institute of Chicago is famous for its Impressionist art, but the museum also has a stellar collection of Modern and American Art.

Here’s a few of our favorite artworks, especially fun for kids.

Above, Red Hills with Flowers by Georgia O’Keefe.

 

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George Washington by Roy Lichtenstein. Tribute to the famous portrait saved by Dolley Madison.

 

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Sunset by Paul Klee. Is the red ball the sun going down?

 

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The Policeman by Joan Miro. A policeman with curly mustache and his horse.

 

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The Red Armchair by Pablo Picasso. The lady simultaneously appears facing forward and in profile!

 

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America Windows by Marc Chagall. Stained glass windows created by Chagall for the Art Institute, look for the Chicago skyline and Statue of Liberty.

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In the North Garden is sculpture by American artists. Here’s fabulous Flying Dragon by Alexander Calder.
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