Posts tagged impressionism

Sailboats, Chicago, 1903-05, Chicago. Henri Edmond Cross

Sailboats, Chicago, 1903-05, Chicago. Henri Edmond Cross

Nocturne Railway Crossing,1892, Chicago. Frederick Childe Hassam

Nocturne Railway Crossing,1892, Chicago. Frederick Childe Hassam

At the Art Institute, 1951, Chicago.
I remember the first time I saw A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat. I really had no idea of the size or scale of the painting, so when I turned that corner for the first time, it took my breath away.
I make a point to visit it every time I’m at the AI; it’s like seeing an old friend. 

At the Art Institute, 1951, Chicago.

I remember the first time I saw A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat. I really had no idea of the size or scale of the painting, so when I turned that corner for the first time, it took my breath away.

I make a point to visit it every time I’m at the AI; it’s like seeing an old friend. 

Beautiful impressionist painting of the Columbian Exposition by Theodore Robinson, 1894, Chicago.

Beautiful impressionist painting of the Columbian Exposition by Theodore Robinson, 1894, Chicago.