The Art Institute Of Chicago

988 WordsNov 18, 20154 Pages
The Art Institute of Chicago is a great place to see the Asian art. The Art Institute receives a four out of five stars. The positives are that there are a huge variety of visual arts to appreciate. The first negatives of the Art Institute of Chicago is that the Islamic Asian art is under developed. There are two pieces that represent Islamic influence Indian art. The second is the expense to visit is high. Parking and admission for someone who lives out of state will cost fifty dollars. There are two exhibitions and three collections worth mentioning in this institute. The two exhibits are the Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings and Kesa: Japanese Buddhist Monks’ Vestments. The collections that are worth checking out are the Southeastern and Oceania, South Asian, Korean, the Chinese, and Japanese. The first exhibit, Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings, is a must see. This exhibit focus on the Hindu culture. The artwork is focused on Krishna, Hindu deity, and other religious symbols. The exhibit reveals how people worship throughout the year. The music playing in the background is traditional Indian music. The walls are specifically painted to enhance the artwork. The artwork contains large amount of gold color in them. The art work has Krishna wear gold jewelry and fancy apparel. The skin of Krishna has a very pretty dark blue. The face is intense as well. The rugs are impressive as well. The rugs have cows and flowery images in
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