Part II of this Pop Art inspired entry comes from our ever so awesome, the Art Institute of Chicago. Recently combination of 44 paintings, photographs, and sculptures were donated by Chicago collectors Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson. Of these incredible works we’ll begin with the Pop Art from this guy…
Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait, 1964, acrylic, silver paint, and silkscreen ink on linen.
Andy Warhol, Liz #3 (Early Colored Liz), 1963, acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen.
Andy Warhol, Little Race Riot, 1964, acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen; two joined canvases.
Andy Warhol, Twelve Jackies, 1964, silkscreen ink on linen; 12 joined canvases
Andy Warhol, Self-portrait, 1966, acrylic, silkscreen ink, and pencil on linen
Andy Warhol, Four Mona Lisas, 1978, acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen
From the blended Contemporary collection we move on to these delights!
Roy Lichtenstein, Artist’s Studio: “Foot Medication,” 1974, oil and magna on canvas
John Currin, Stamford after Brunch, 2000, oil on canvas
Richard Prince, Untitled (fashion), 1982-1984, chromogenic print
Cindy Sherman, Untitled #93, 1981, chromogenic print
Robert Gober, Untitled, 1989, silk satin, muslin, linen, tulle, welded steel, hand-printed silkscreen on paper, cast hydrostone plaster, vinyl acrylic paint, ink, and graphite
(detail of the above installation)
Cy Twombly, Untitiled (Bolsena), 1969, oil-based house paint, wax crayon, and graphite on canvas
Jasper Johns, Target, 1961, encaustic and newspaper on canvas
Robert Rauschenberg, Short Circuit (Combine Painting), 1955, oil, fabric, and paper on wood supports; oil on canvas
Robert Rauschenberg, Untitled, about 1955, combine painting: oil, house paint, paper, fabric, and printed reproductions, with sock and parachute on canvas
Wow! Merry Christmas to us all, everyday! Hopefully these select works will entice you to see the entire exhibition. A big thanks to the generosity of Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson.
Alright! Betty and I are off on our next exploration and wishing you a new year filled with adventure and discovery! Along the way look for art and artistic expression EVERYWHERE and then please, SHOW ME WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW!!!
Lincoln Park Zoo Lights and the adorned Betty!