The Chicago Go card includes entry to the Art Institute Chicago. The main entrance is guarded by two lion statues.
When we redeemed our tickets at the counter, we were warned that Garrett Popcorn is strictly prohibited as we were carrying the Garrett Popcorn bag. We brought along the popcorn to enjoy on the river cruise. So, we had to stuffed the bag into our small bag pack to sneak it in. Of course, we are not going to eat it in the museum.
The Grand Staircase.
We started our tour on the second level, Impressionism section as Nanzaro wanted to see Vincent van Gogh’s art pieces.
Georges Seurat’s A Sunday on La Grande Jatte – 1884.
A closer look reviews the painting is painted in dots.
The above oil on canvas is by Claude Monet; Poppy Field; 1890/91.
Vincent van Gogh, Bedroom in Arles, 1888.
Vincent van Gogh, Self-portrait, 1887.
Vincent van Gogh, The Poet’s Garden, 1888. (more…)