Art & Exhibitions.

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Art Galleries & Museums
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/ Patrons and Enchained Action (1906) by Aristide Maillol on the Grand Staircase of the Art Institute of Chicago. Photographs.

Art History – 
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2018/04/01/childrens-classic-the-beautiful-story-of-joan-of-arc-the-martyr-maid-of-france/ Joan of Arc in art and literature.

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2018/05/01/henri-de-toulouse-lautrec-his-complete-31-mass-produced-art-posters-in-color/ Artistic practice in the 1890’s and Toulouse-Lautrec’s mass-produced commercial color posters in Paris.

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2018/03/01/hans-holbein-the-younger-german-1497-1543-humanist-portraits-in-england-1526-to-1528/ Holbein’s Humanist portraits during his first visit to England, 1526 to 1528.

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-1778/ Francisco Goya’s first two series of tapestry cartoons for the princes of Asturias in Madrid in 1775 to 1778.

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/02/18/savagery-in-civilization-paul-gauguin-and-his-tahiti-inspired-graphic-work-in-paris-1893-1895/ PART 1 Savagery in Civilization: Paul Gauguin and his Tahiti-inspired Graphic Work in Paris, 1893-95. Between Gauguin’s journeys to Tahiti.

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/  PART 2 Savagery… Gauguin’s monotype Tahitians Fishing (1893/95) in the Art Institute of Chicago.

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/ PART 3 Savagery… Gauguin’s monotype Tahitian Landscape (1894) in the Art Institute of Chicago.

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/ PART 4 Savagery... Gauguin’s woodcut Tahitian Idol-The Goddess Hina (1894/95) in the Art Institute of Chicago.

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/  PART 5 Savagery… Gauguin’s woodcut Oviri (Savage) (1894) in the Art Institute of Chicago.

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/ The Art Institute of Chicago’s internationally hailed “Titian” is really done by an imitator. A case history.

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2013/04/23/french-cartoonist-feted-then-revealed-as-nazi-collaborator-chaval-and-the-purpose-of-art-history-and-exhibitions/ A 2008 exhibition of French cartoonist and Nazi collaborator Chaval (1915-1968) at a major art museum in France.

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2013/01/05/gustave-caillebotte-and-the-first-impressionist-exhibition-1874/  PART 1 Caillebotte: the bourgeois artist premieres The Floor Scrapers at the second Impressionist exhibition in 1876.

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2013/01/06/gustave-caillebottes-bold-dinner-invite-leads-to-exquisite-third-impressionist-exhibition-1877/  PART 2 Caillebotte: the “glorious” third Impressionist exhibition (1877) in Paris.

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2013/01/08/a-bridge-too-far-gustave-caillebotte-keeping-afloat-the-impressionists-even-as-they-sought-to-sink-themselves/  PART 3 Caillebotte: Art-world politics in the 1880’s fractures the Impressionist artist group.

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2013/01/11/going-around-terrible-monsieur-degas-gustave-caillebottes-retro-vision-for-a-penultimate-7th-impressionist-show/  PART 4 Caillebotte: Impressionist seventh exhibition (1882) organized by Caillebotte and art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel.

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2013/04/12/the-tricky-business-of-the-caillebotte-bequest/ PART 5 Caillebotte: Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Martial Caillebotte advocate for Gustave Caillebotte’s bequest of 68 now-famous Impressionist paintings to the French State, many of which are in the Musée D’Orsay in Paris today.

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2015/12/22/advent-2015/ Old Masters and modern art during Advent.

Artists –
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2017/02/14/john-singer-sargent-the-early-portraits/ Early portraits of American expatriate artist JOHN SINGER SARGENT (American, 1856-1925).

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 Complete signed and documented paintings by court painter MARCUS GHEERAERTS THE YOUNGER (British, 1561-1636) in Elizabethan and Jacobean England.

Art Out of Doors
https://johnpwalshblog.com/2018/05/27/the-doughboy-statue-1921-by-sculptor-john-paulding-in-wheaton-illinois-memorializes-veterans-of-world-war-one/ 
The Doughboy statue (1921) by sculptor John Paulding in Wheaton, Illinois, memorializes veterans of World War One.

Art Shows
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. Photographs.

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/06/29/expo-chicago-2015-17-20-september-international-exposition-of-contemporary-modern-art-photos/ Expo Chicago 2015, 140 modern and contemporary art galleries from 16 countries. Artwork by Hung Liu, Vik Muniz, Hunter Reynolds, and others. Photographs.

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. Photographs.

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. Photographs.