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click to enlarge François Boucher, Academic Study of a Reclining Male Nude, about 1750

François Boucher, Academic Study of a Reclining Male Nude, about 1750

Courtesy Art Institute Chicago

Master Drawings Unveiled: 25 Years of Major Acquisitions 

When: Aug. 25-Jan. 26 2017
Does a "master drawing" have to be drawn by a master? What is a "master drawing"? Furthermore, how does one qualify as a "master" draftsman? The Art Institute's new survey show, "Master Drawings Unveiled: 25 Years of Major Acquisitions," won't answer any of these questions, but it does contain enough pleasurable works to interest those who appreciate the art of drawing—in particular, people who draw, whether for a living or for recreation. Continue reading >>

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