Chicago Institute of Art
El Greco Retrospective
This major exhibition charts the career of the artist known simply known as El Greco. Over 57 works from across the world trace not only the development of his distinctive style but also the astonishing ambition that drove him to relentlessly pursue success.
“El Greco: An Artist’s Odyssey” 2014
Narrated by Adrien Brody, this film was made in conjunction with the exhibition El Greco in the National Gallery of Art and Washington-Area Collections: A 400th Anniversary Celebration. El Greco (1541 – 1614) was born Domenikos Theotokopoulos in Crete.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
Gerhard Richter (until early July)
Devoted to one of the greatest artists of our time, Gerhard Richter: Painting After All considers Richter’s six-decade-long preoccupation with the dual means of representation and abstraction to explore the material, conceptual and historical implications of painting. Spanning the entirety of Richter’s prolific and innovative career, the exhibition presents over one hundred works that focus on his specific commitment to the medium, as well as his related interests in photography, digital reproduction, and sculpture.
The link below is a film in German with English subtitles.