Monday, January 18, 2016

The New Contemporary

Marking an important moment in the Art Institute of Chicago’s 136-year history, this book documents an exceptional gift to the museum: the Edlis/Neeson Collection, consisting of 44 stellar works of contemporary art. On view now in our galleries of contemporary art, these new acquisitions include major paintings by some of the 20th century’s best-known artists, including Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Gerhard Richter, Cy Twombly, and Andy Warhol. Also included in the gift are paintings, photographs, and sculptures by icons of contemporary art such as Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, and Cindy Sherman.

Come out and see these iconic works in the museum and pick up your copy of Edlis / Neeson Collection: The Art Institute of Chicago to commemorate the experience!

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