Posts in category "Public art Chicago"

Apparently, Chicago public doesn't understand public art

Apparently, Chicago public doesn't understand public art
Despite its reputation as a temple celebrating some of the world’s greatest architecture, Chicago’s public art seems to be confounding the understanding of both residents and reporters. CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman has filed what the channel seems to view as an investigative story about Chicago spending millions of dollars on unpopular public art. The... Read more »

Look, ma has no hands! At Buena Park church, Mary is amputated

Look, ma has no hands! At Buena Park church, Mary is amputated
At 7 p.m. tonight, the parish council at St. Mary of the Lake Parish in Buena Park/Uptown met to discuss the two Mary sculptures in front of the church, which was designed by Henry Schlacks, on the 4200 block of Sheridan Rd. “We are looking for ideas as to how to replace the statue of... Read more »

SLIDESHOW: Marc Chagall's 'Four Seasons' in Chicago

SLIDESHOW: Marc Chagall's 'Four Seasons' in Chicago
Marc Chagall’s mosaic Four Seasons in Chicago, which is permanently installed outdoors in Chase Tower plaza, or Exelon plaza — the rectangular area bounded by Clark, Dearborn, Madison, and Monroe streets — is packed with symbolism. Those who are familiar with the works of the Russian Jewish artist, Chagall (1887 – 1985), particularly White Crucifixion (1938) which can be... Read more »
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