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Art Institute To Extend Monet And Chicago Through June For Any Artphiles Who Think They’ll Still Be Alive By Then

"Chicago boasts one of the largest collection of Monet pieces outside of Paris, and we feel it would be wrong not to extend this very special, very Chicago display until the early summer for any lover of art who isn’t planning on dropping dead due to the gross negligence of anyone operating any lever of power in the next five months.”

Tired Art Institute Security Guard Kisses Last Painting Goodnight, Turns Off Lights

The nightly ritual, which sees a rotation of security personnel stopping by each and every object on display in the museum to lovingly kiss them and whisper “goodnight, sweetie,” has been part of museum protocol since 1987.