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Act One: A French Impressionist on the Steps of the Art Institute

Self-taught artist Lee Godie sold her work on the steps of the Art Institute of Chicago for more than two decades. Her art featured portraits of men and women with titles such as “Gibson Girl” and “Handsome Prince.”

See a musical slide show of Godie's paintings and photographs. A broadband connection is recommended. Start slide show >>

Contributor James Yood is a professor of art history, theory, and criticism at the School of the Art Institute.

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