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Art Institute of Chicago: Cezanne

It was a full career retrospective with paintings from multiple museums and private collections. I can’t imaging the work needed to curate the exhibition (It was a four year project).

It was grouped by subjects instead of chronologically: portraits, still lifes, landscapes. You could see the evolution of the artist, common subjects, patterns.

There were paintings, watercolors, sketches, sketch books, watercolor palettes, reviews from other artists, insights about his process.

It was beautiful.

It has now moved from The Art Institute of Chicago to the Tate Modern in London, if you have the chance to go see it (until march 2023).

If you want to know more, from people that know what they are talking about, you can listen to this lecture from the museum co-curators.

Other Things I Liked

Pumpkin muffins with white chocolate chip cookies from The Joy of Cooking cookbook.

The movie The Greatest Beer Run Ever and the real story it is based on.

The music video from the latest song of the Arctic Monkeys, video directed by Brook Linder

A website from the Getty museum that takes you to ancient Persia (shared by @ritap)

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