A window sculpture called America Windows by Marc Chagall

“America Windows” by Marc Chagall

With light shining through this masterpiece, Chagall’s America Windows makes a fine display at the Art Institute of Chicago:  I found myself looking at the play of colours for a long time. At the end of World War II, Chagall sought new artistic expression, and working with master stained-glass maker, Charles Marq, made 86 windows […]

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A sculpture called Sleeping Woman, by Charles Ray, exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago (2015)

“Sleeping Woman” by Charles Ray

This was my favourite artwork by Charles Ray at his Art Institute of Chicago 2015 exhibition. Although this work is made from solid stainless steel, the woman reminds me of the Sleeping Venus by Giorgione or Ophelia, the latter also painted by various artists including a more recent version by a Royal Academician in Britain. Ray marvelled […]

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