Posts tagged "Millennium Park"

Forget "Forever Marilyn"-Chicago has Better

In the hubbub surrounding the installation of J. Seward Johnson’s Forever Marilyn, it’s important to remember that Chicago is home to much better art and artists. If you are checking out (pun intended)¬†Forever Marilyn, you must visit Millennium Park. ¬†As I expressed last night on WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight,” Millennium Park has public art that is... Read more »

Giant Eyeball to Invade Chicago

On July 7th, Chicago will be invaded by a three-story eyeball.  There is no word yet whether it will threaten us with death rays. Of course, I am kidding.  What will be coming to Chicago on July 7th is Eye, a three-story sculpture by Tony Tasset.  Tasset is a Chicago-based artist and a professor at... 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 »
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The Colonel Wants Your "God Bless America" Pics

Last week, J. Seward Johnson’s God Bless America was removed from its prominent location on North Michigan Avenue and the Chicago Tribune wants your pictures of J. Seward Johnson’s work. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune) As James Jenga over at Trib Nation notes, “Everyone in the world has pictures in front of this thing.”  “Thing,” indeed.... 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!