Pay more attention at the art museum.
I say there’s more than meets the eye at the Art Institute of Chicago. All these years, I've been focusing exclusively on the art. But after a recent visit, brilliance (of another kind) caught my eye. The titles. Like Salvador Dali’s A Chemist Lifting with Extreme Precaution the Cuticle of a Grand Piano, (pictured above). Not an afterthought, but a carefully curated string of words. Now, they’re a lot like hidden gems. You have to wade through a fair amount of Portraits of X...Continue Reading