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Greatest Sculptures Ever Works in stone, bronze, wood from 33,000 BCE-present. Nighthawks (1942) - Edward Hopper American Gothic (1930) - Grant Wood Wheatstacks (End of Summer) (1890-1891) - Claude Monet Water Lilies (1906) - Claude Monet A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (1884-86) - Seurat Two Sisters (On the Terrace) (1881) - Pierre-Auguste Renoir By the Water (1880) Pierre-Auguste Renoir The Bay of Marseilles, view from L'Estaque (1885) Paul Cezanne The Basket of Apples (c.1890s) - Paul Cezanne The Bathers (1900) - Paul Cezanne Assumption of the Virgin (1577) - El Greco At the Moulin Rouge (1892-5) - Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Paris Street, Rainy Day (1877) - Gustave Caillebotte Bedroom in Arles (1888) - Vincent Van Gogh Self-Portrait (1887) - Vincent Van Gogh Why are you angry?
(No te aha oe Riri) (1896) - Paul Gauguin Woman at Her Toilette (1900-1905) - Edgar Degas Portrait of Picasso (1912) - Juan Gris As the above list indicates, the Art Institute of Chicago is most renowned for its holdings of 19th century French Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, as well as its 20th century American classics.
This painting is particularly meaningful in its display at the Art Institute since it depicts Swami Vivekananda at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893, which took place at the current site of the museum’s Fullerton Hall.
Exhibits include masks and figure sculptures, beadwork, furniture, regalia, textiles and other tribal art from Burkina Faso, Cote d Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Ethiopia, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa.
Particular strengths in the display, are the Alfred Stieglitz Collection, as well as works of American Impressionism (works by Mary Cassatt and others), paintings by the great John Singer Sargent, the Symbolist James Mc Neill Whistler, and the Realist subject painter Winslow Homer.
(See also Ashcan School.) Modern American art is exemplified in works by Grant Wood, Georgia O'Keeffe, Edward Hopper and the Mexican muralist Diego Rivera.
LANGUAGE OF STONE ‘How the language of stone surpasses the language of man.’ Husain used the words of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore to pay tribute to India’s great sculptural heritage in .
To him, sculptures are a collection of ‘poems in stone’.