Art: Expatriates in Chicago

CHICAGO, business capital of the Midwest, is each year becoming more of a cultural center as well. Next week the Chicago Art Institute will stage a show unrivaled among the new year's exhibitions for size and sophistication: 120 pictures by three extraordinary American expatriates—John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt and James McNeill Whistler. All three made their fame in the Victorian and Edwardian eras; after their deaths, the reputations of all three declined. Perhaps because they were restless folk, who elected to live abroad, none of the three ever quite matched the greatness of...

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