Notes & Reviews:
1000 Masterworks from the Great Museums of the World is one of the most successful TV series about art. The original series has been remastered to take new generations on fascinating visual journeys through the history of art. The Art Institute of Chicago is a mecca for art, especially in the young Americas. Founded in 1879, it displays works from five millennia and boasts extensive collections of impressionist works and American classics like Wood's American Gothic and Hopper's Nighthawks.