The Art Institute of Chicago is at the top of my Art museum favorites list for sure. I went on Saturday and again on Sunday. It houses American Gothic by Grant Wood and Hoppers Nighthawks, not-to-mention an amazing French Impressionist collection including Seurats enormous pointilist piece, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte. The
I got to the museum an hour before it opened and did a quick study with my paintbox on my lap of one of the Lions at the entrance to the Art Institute. I photoshoped a few of the images here to make a vertical panorama of the experience.