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It's click, not clip, to save with Groupon

...around 50 percent. Most deals are for 50, 60, or 70 percent off; popular ones have included memberships to the Art Institute of Chicago, wine tastings and meals at restaurants.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/17/bus_552211.shtml
Business
Artist gets her inspiration from Aiken landscapes, her hounds

...Kuhlke, a graduate of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, studied art in Florence, Italy, and at the Art Institute of Chicago. She is a full-time artist with a studio in her Aiken home. She also teaches painting. "She's a fabulous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/04/aik_150259.shtml
Struggling town is banking on American Gothic revival

...separately had his dentist and sister pose, neither in front of the house. And there's the stir it caused when the Art Institute of Chicago awarded Wood a $300 prize for a painting that some believed mocked Midwesterners. The painting still hangs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/09/liv_142880.shtml
Life & style
Art museums retiring the 'Do not touch' signs

...tune to art, but the parent gets more interested and will really think about what they're looking at." The Art Institute of Chicago started years ago offering family workshops that combine a visit to the gallery with an art-making experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/11/art_54900.shtml
Arts
Art Institute of Chicago features African ceramics

CHICAGO - There's a special exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, but don't look for the bright hues of the...Feb. 20, and will not travel. On the Net: The Art Institute of Chicago http://www.artic.edu/aic/

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/15/art_33012.shtml
Arts
'American Gothic' painting turns 75

...Sculpture, sponsored by the Art Institute of Chicago. The exhibition chairman...exhibition sponsored by the Art Institute of Chicago. The painting won the...Painting and Sculpture at the Art Institute of Chicago. On the Net: American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/15/art_445483.shtml
Arts
Whitney museum renews expansion plans

...He is undertaking a $100 million renovation of the Morgan Library in New York and creating a new wing of the Art Institute of Chicago. The Whitney, which was founded in 1931, is home to more than 13,000 works by more than 2,000 artists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/22/art_416358.shtml
Arts
Exhibit immerses viewers in Manet's lesser-known seascapes

...to join the renegade impressionists' first exhibition in 1874. The exhibition, which had its first stop at the Art Institute of Chicago in October, remains on view in Philadelphia through May 31. It then heads to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/23/art_405524.shtml
Arts
Images of the sea create fascinating new exhibition

...visitors seeing "Manet and the Sea," a major new exhibition of 19th-century seascapes that opened Monday at the Art Institute of Chicago. Many representational artists contend that seascapes are the most challenging paintings. Still lifes, after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/21/art_397860.shtml
Arts
Retired physician gives Art Institute 31 works

...CHICAGO -- When his art collection got too big for the walls of his downtown home, Dr. Martin L. Gecht decided the Art Institute of Chicago should have some of it. That led to Friday's announcement that Gecht and his wife, Francey, were giving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/21/art_370284.shtml
Arts