Selfie with Flower series: Poinsettia
Location: Target parking lot
Date: December 1, 2015.
Image copyright © Jyoti Srivastava
Selfie with replica of Chauri Bearer / chauri is fly-whisk.
The sculpture is currently located in the Patna Museum in Bihar, India.
It is 64" tall, carved out of a single piece of stone.
Estimated to date from ca. 3rd century BCE.
Discovered at Didarganj on the outskirts of the city of Patna, in 1917
Continuing with studio visits of Contemporary Sculptors of Chicago..
November 16, 2015: Visited studio of sculptor Bruce White and his poet wife Gail White in DeKalb, Illinois, along with Debbie and Steve Mueller of Vector Custom Fabricating.Bruce White is a retired professor of Art from Northern Illinois University. He has produced many large scale public works, installed throughout the country and abroad. He makes abstract sculptures and his preferred materials are stainless steel and aluminum, although he has created works in bronze and granite, "essentially materials...
.Ukrainian Catholics are Eastern Rite Christians who follow the Byzantine-Slavonic traditions, have their own Patriarch and are in communion with Rome. The idea of St. Nicholas Parish was first conceived in 1905 by a small group of Ukrainian laborers. By 1906 they had raised enough funds to acquire their first church, which was located at Bishop and Superior streets, from a Danish Protestant congregation. As the community grew, the laborers purchased the property at Oakley Blvd and Rice Street in 1913 and in 1915 completed construction on the...
St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral
Location: Ukrainian Village Address: 2250 W Cortez St, Chicago, IL 60622.
Architect: Worthmann & Steinbach, 1913.
Visited the cathedral as part of 2015 Chicago Open House..
Saint Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral was organized in 1916 and originally located on Erie St. near Damen Ave. It was the center of the Ukrainian Orthodox community in Chicago for 30 years. In 1937, it was elevated to the status of cathedral for the Midwest, and moved to its present location in...
Saints Volodymyr and Olha Ukrainian Catholic Church
Address: 2245 W. Superior St. Chicago, IL 60612
Architect: Jaroslav Korsunsky of Minneapolis.
Artists: The icons are work by Ivan Dykyj. The wooden frames of the iconostas was hand-carved from oak by Paul Mozes of New York. The stained glass windows are the work of Yaroslaw Baranskym of Yonkers, New York.Sts. Volodymyr and Olha Ukrainian Catholic Parish in Chicago was founded in 1968 by Patriarch Josyf Slipyj and the bishop of...
SUE is the largest, best-preserved, and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex [T. rex] ever found.
Location: Sue is a permanent feature of the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago.
Sue measures 42 feet long from snout to tail, and 13 feet tall at the hip, and weighs 7 tons. She boasts 58 dagger-like teeth.
Sue was discovered in the summer of 1990 by Sue Hendrickson, a paleontologist, and was named after her. The Field Museum purchased it in an auction in 1997....
Untitled [2002-2003] - by Joel Shapiro
Courtesy of PACE Gallery, NY
Location: Grant Park, 300 South Lakeshore Drive.
Description: 14'4-1/2" x 14'6" x 14'8"
Presented by Art in Action, Chicago: A collaboration between Chicago Park District [CPD], and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events [DCASE].
Solo Exhibition by Ursula von Rydingsvard
Location: Yorkshire Sculpture Park [YSP] in UK.
April 5, 2014 - to - January 4, 2015.
The solo exhibition by Ursula von Rydingsvard in Yorkshire Scupture Park [YSP], was her first large-scale survey in Europe. The exhibition featured six new sculptures made especially for the Yorkshire landscape. Bronze Bowl with Lace, Scratch, Anastazia, for Martin F, Pierwsza and Elegantka II. It included 40 works of drawing and sculpture made over the last...
With the latest installation of "Spirit Totems" by Herb Alpert in the Field Museum south plaza, the Museum Campus is now a veritable outdoor sculpture park! By the autumn of 2015, when all temporary art installations for the year are complete, the museum campus has become a actual museum without walls. Works by nationally and internationally reputed artists can now be spotted scattered in the grounds of the museum campus! There is works by Ai Weiwei, Henry Moore and Bertel Thorvaldsen alongside with Norman Tait's Totem pole and...