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Harlequin Leaning On His Elbow, 1901, oil on canvas, lined and mounted to a sheet of pressed cork, 32 3/4 x 24 1/8 in. (83.2 x 61.3 cm), Pablo Picasso, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Art reviews, art shows, museum & gallery art, Art History.

Art Exhibitions (Reviews & Shows). 

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/05/07/art-review-van-goghs-bedrooms-the-art-institute-of-chicago-february-14-to-may-10-2016/  REVIEW: VAN GOGH’s BEDROOMS. February 14–May 10, 2016. Art Institute of Chicago. Three versions of Vincent’s Bedroom from Paris, Amsterdam and Chicago. ILLUSTRATED.  
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2013/05/15/picasso-and-chicago-the-show-may-be-over-but-its-best-parts-stay-on-display-its-called-the-art-institute-of-chicagos-permanent-collection/  REVIEW: PICASSO AND CHICAGO. February 20-May 12, 2013. Art Institute of Chicago. 250 art works. ILLUSTRATED. 
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2017/06/26/expo-chicago-2016-22-25-september-international-exposition-of-contemporary-modern-art-42-photos/Expo Chicago 2016145 galleries represent 22 countries and 53 cities. Artwork by Jeff Koons, Art + Language, Margot Bergman, Louise Bourgeois, Shannon Finley, Euan Uglow, Deborah Butterfield, Juan Garaizabal, Hermann Nitsch, Genieve Figgis, and more. 42 photos. 
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/06/29/expo-chicago-2015-17-20-september-international-exposition-of-contemporary-modern-art-photos/ Expo Chicago 2015140 modern & contemporary art galleries from 16 countries. Art work by Hung Liu, Vik Muniz, Hunter Reynolds, and others. 42 photos. 
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/01/29/expo-chicago-2014-18-21-september-international-exposition-of-contemporary-modern-art/ Expo Chicago 2014Artwork of Jessica Stockholder, Rosalyn Drexler, Matthew Woodward, Christopher Le Brun, Michiko Itatani, Lynn Chadwick, Alex Katz, and 28 more. 43 photos.
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/01/29/expo-chicago-2013-19-22-september-international-exposition-of-contemporary-modern-art/ Expo Chicago 2013Artwork of Michele Pred, Robert Natkin, Hung Liu, and 9 more. 16 photos. 

MUSEUM & GALLERY ART: (35 Photos)

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/07/26/encountering-maillol-a-contemporary-photographic-essay-of-enchained-actionon-the-womans-board-grand-staircase-of-the-art-institute-of-chicago/ PHOTO ESSAY & ARTWORKPatrons’ encounters with ENCHAINED ACTION (1906) by French sculptor Aristide Maillol at the Art Institute of Chicago. 35 photos. 

ART HISTORY (Articles):

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2017/05/28/marcus-gheeraerts-ii-a-complete-collection-of-his-signed-dated-documented-and-inscribed-works-featuring-his-captain-thomas-lee-in-irish-dress-oil-on-canvas-1594-in-tate-britain/?preview_id=10267&preview_nonce=ffd8865ae8 ARTIST/ARTWORK: 33 paintings by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (1561-1636), an artist working in England’s Elizabethan and Jacobean courts. ILLUSTRATED. 
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2017/02/14/john-singer-sargent-the-early-portraits/  ARTIST/ARTWORK: Portraits of John Singer Sargent (1856-1925). ILLUSTRATED. 
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/12/01/francisco-de-goya-1746-1828-the-first-suites-or-series-of-tapestry-cartoons-for-the-princes-of-asturias-in-madrid-1775-to-1778ARTIST/ARTWORK: Spanish artist Francisco Goya’s first two series of tapestry cartoons for the princes of Asturias in Madrid, 1775 to 1778. ILLUSTRATED. 
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/11/10/david-adler-1882-1949-chicago-architect-a-career-in-photographs/ ARCHITECT/WORK: the works of David Adler (1882-1949), Chicago traditionalist architect. PHOTOGRAPHS. 
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/02/18/savagery-in-civilization-paul-gauguin-and-his-tahiti-inspired-graphic-work-in-paris-1893-1895/  ARTISTPART 1 Savagery in Civilization: Paul Gauguin and his Tahiti-inspired Graphic Work in Paris, 1893-95. Between Gauguin’s two journeys to Tahiti. ILLUSTRATED. 
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/04/14/tahitians-fishingpart-2-of-savagery-in-civilization-paul-gauguin-and-his-tahiti-inspired-graphic-work-in-paris-1893-1895/   ARTWORK: PART 2 “Savagery…” Gauguin’s monotype “Tahitians Fishing” (1893/95) in the Art Institute of Chicago. ILLUSTRATED.
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/04/15/tahitian-landscape-part-3-of-savagery-in-civilization-paul-gauguin-and-his-tahiti-inspired-graphic-work-in-paris-1893-1895/ ARTWORK: PART 3 “Savagery…” Gauguin’s monotype “Tahitian Landscape” (1894) in the Art Institute of Chicago. ILLUSTRATED.
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/04/15/tahitian-idol-the-goddess-hina-part-4-of-savagery-in-civilization-paul-gauguin-and-his-tahiti-inspired-graphic-work-in-paris-1893-1895/ ARTWORKPART 4 “Savagery…” Gauguin’s woodcut “Tahitian Idol-The Goddess Hina” (1894/95) in the Art Institute of Chicago. ILLUSTRATED.
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/04/15/oviri-savage-part-5-of-savagery-in-civilization-paul-gauguin-and-his-tahiti-inspired-graphic-work-in-paris-1893-1895/ ARTWORKPART 5 “Savagery…”Gauguin’s woodcut “Oviri (Savage)” (1894) in the Art Institute of Chicago. ILLUSTRATED.
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2014/12/30/the-art-of-connoisseurship-or-how-the-art-institute-of-chicagos-titian-painting-was-discovered-to-be-a-work-by-an-imitator/ ARTWORK: The Art Institute of Chicago’s internationally hailed “Titian” is really done by an imitator. A painting’s case history. ILLUSTRATED.
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2013/04/23/french-cartoonist-feted-then-revealed-as-nazi-collaborator-chaval-and-the-purpose-of-art-history-and-exhibitions/ ARTIST/ARTWORK/EXHIBITIONMust art exhibitions reveal the artist’s politics? At the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux, France, the case of French cartoonist Chaval (1915-1968) who collaborated with the Nazis in World War II. CARTOONS. 
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2013/01/05/gustave-caillebotte-and-the-first-impressionist-exhibition-1874/ ARTIST/ARTWORK/EXHIBITIONSPART 1 Gustave Caillebotte’s The Floor Scrapers at the second Impressionist art exhibition in 1876. ILLUSTRATED.
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2013/01/06/gustave-caillebottes-bold-dinner-invite-leads-to-exquisite-third-impressionist-exhibition-1877/   EXHIBITIONPART 2 of Caillebotte. The “glorious” 3rd Impressionist exhibition (1877) in Paris. ILLUSTRATED.
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2013/01/08/a-bridge-too-far-gustave-caillebotte-keeping-afloat-the-impressionists-even-as-they-sought-to-sink-themselves/ EXHIBITIONPART 3 of Caillebotte. Art-world politics fractures the Impressionist group in the 1880s. ILLUSTRATED.
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2013/01/11/going-around-terrible-monsieur-degas-gustave-caillebottes-retro-vision-for-a-penultimate-7th-impressionist-show/  EXHIBITIONPART 4 of CaillebotteImpressionist 7th art exhibition (1882) organized by Caillebotte and Paul Durand-Ruel. ILLUSTRATED.
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2013/04/12/the-tricky-business-of-the-caillebotte-bequest/ARTIST/ARTWORK: PART 5 of CaillebottePierre-Auguste Renoir lobbies the French State to accept Caillebotte’s bequest of 68 now-famous Impressionist paintings, many today in the Musée D’Orsay. ILLUSTRATED.

ART SHOWS: (143 photos)

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2017/06/26/expo-chicago-2016-22-25-september-international-exposition-of-contemporary-modern-art-42-photos/Expo Chicago 2016: 145 galleries represent 22 countries and 53 cities. Artwork by Jeff Koons, Art + Language, Margot Bergman, Louise Bourgeois, Shannon Finley, Euan Uglow, Deborah Butterfield, Juan Garaizabal, Hermann Nitsch, Genieve Figgis, and more. 42 photos. 
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/06/29/expo-chicago-2015-17-20-september-international-exposition-of-contemporary-modern-art-photos/ Expo Chicago 2015: 140 modern & contemporary art galleries from 16 countries. Art work by Hung Liu, Vik Muniz, Hunter Reynolds, and others. 42 photos. 
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/01/29/expo-chicago-2014-18-21-september-international-exposition-of-contemporary-modern-art/ Expo Chicago 2014: Artwork of Jessica Stockholder, Rosalyn Drexler, Matthew Woodward, Christopher Le Brun, Michiko Itatani, Lynn Chadwick, Alex Katz, and 28 more. 43 photos.
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/01/29/expo-chicago-2013-19-22-september-international-exposition-of-contemporary-modern-art/ Expo Chicago 2013: Artwork of Michele Pred, Robert Natkin, Hung Liu, and 9 more. 16 photos. 

STAINED GLASS: (11 Photos). 

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/05/10/angels-in-stained-glass-1902-complete-st-michael-church-in-old-town-chicago/ PHOTO ESSAY: ANGELS IN STAINED GLASS (1902), Franz Mayer & Company (Munich), St. Michael Church, Old Town, Chicago.  11 Photos.