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— by Chadd Scott: The Art Institute of Chicago displays thousands of art works throughout its nearly one million square feet of exhibition space including a half dozen paintings which are among the most instantly recognizable images in all of Western art. Just when you’ve seen Grant Wood’s American Gothic, there is Edward Hopper‘s Nighthawks and Georges Seurat’s A Sunday on La Grande Jatte-1984 and Gustave Callibotte’s Paris Street; Rainy Day and the world’s finest collection of Claude Monet’s haystacks pictures and Vincent van Gogh’s The Bedroom and Cezanne and O’Keeffe and Warhol. In numbers…

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May 5, 2019 — 07:48