Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French, 1841-1919, Two Sisters (On the Terrace), 1881, Oil on canvas, 39 9/16 x 37 7/8 in.

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We have to hand it to the Art Institute of Chicago. Everyone’s fantasized about stepping directly into Vincent Van Gogh’s famous bedroom painting but this museum actually went ahead and built it. And now they’re renting it out on Airbnb for the public to enjoy. The room includes all the impasto-style details of the original …

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Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, IL. Photography: Bob & Dawn Davis Photography. Read More: https://www.insideweddings.com/weddings/a-dream-winter-wedding-at-the-art-institute-of-chicago/563/ Read More: https://www.insideweddings.com/weddings/a-dream-winter-wedding-at-the-art-institute-of-chicago/563/

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The Art Institute of Chicago is both a world class museum and an institute that offers undergraduate degrees.

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Cat & Mouse Wood Sculpture Set, Sculpture, Home Furnishings - The Museum Shop of The Art Institute of Chicago

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Stacked Amber Earrings, Earrings, Jewelry - The Museum Shop of The Art Institute of Chicago

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This is Van Gogh's self-portrait in the Art Institute of Chicago. No photograph does justice to it because of it's marvelous texture and luminosity. When I saw it in person, it literally brought tears to my eyes.

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Giant objects. Claes Oldenburg is a Swedish sculptor who makes large replicas of everyday objects. He was born in 1929 and moved to Chicago in 1936. He went to Yale University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's been associated with the Pop Art movement since the 1960s. He created most of his sculptures in collaboration with his late wife Coosje van Bruggen. More here.

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