Tag: Frank Gehry

Ebert on Architecture: Two Thumbs Down

It’s unfortunate that Roger Ebert displays so much discernment and knowledge in the realm of cinema, yet so little in architecture.  On July 12th, Ebert took to his Sun-Times blog to vent about modern architecture in a confused rant that conflates design with architecture, multiple movements of architecture, historical periods, and original masters with their... Read more »

Signs and Scenes of Spring

In Grant Park.
With temperature reaching into the upper 80’s this week, it’s safe to say that spring is here and summer is not far away.   I spent some time walking around and enjoying Chicago’s parks, especially downtown, and reflecting on art outside and the art of being outside, that is, our landscape designers and their parks. ... Read more »

Winter and Chicago Art

Winter and the Christmas season are here, so I thought that I would venture out into the snow so everyone could enjoy the wintery wonderland from the comfort of their own home.  Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas from the Chicago Art Blog!