Archives For Art

This week we’re featuring a Fritz von Miller inkstand adorned with gold, diamonds, rubies, and emeralds.

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This historic building, residence, and political hub is also a museum in its own right, boasting a wonderful collection of fine and decorative arts that spans centuries.

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One of the Driehaus Museum’s sister institutions is a perfect example of understated, classical Georgian style. Soane’s Museum in London today preserves a delightful profusion of objects from the great architect’s lifetime of collecting.

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Samuel and Mathilda Nickerson had one of the greatest art collections in the Midwest at the end of the 19th century. One of their former paintings just sold for $2.3 million at Sotheby’s—here’s a look at what else they owned.

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The Driehaus Museum is home to an Italian neo-classical sculpture which depicts, in life-sized figures, a well-known myth.

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Film artist, educator, and Museum member Adele Friedman talks about the agony of choosing between Lucian Freud and J. M. W. Turner, returning to her native Chicago, and discovering the Driehaus Museum.

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