featured news

 

Continuing with my studio visits for the series on Contemporary Sculptors of Chicago..

Ruth Aizuss Migdal

Her website.. click here..

April 14, 2014: Studio visit of sculptor Ruth Migdal with Steve Mueller and Barry Hehemann, co-owners of the Vector Custom Fabricating... who are also sculptors in their own right! I have been working with Vector, in making their website, click here.. My earlier visit to Ruth Migdal studio.. click here..

 

(more…)

...
Read more

Above Image: Crown Fountain – by Jaume Plensa [2004]

Chicago Public Art TimeLine / Chronology of Sculptures in Chicago

My "Public Art in Chicago" website and blogs are dedicated to the sculpture community of Chicago. In making this Chicago Public Art Timeline, I have drawn heavily from the book, "A Guide to Chicago's Public Sculptures", by Ira J. Bach and Mary Lackritz Gray. This book has been my guiding force since I started blogging on Public Art...

Read more

Above Image: Chicago Picasso - by Pablo Picasso [1967]

Chicago Public Art TimeLine / Chronology of Sculptures in Chicago

My "Public Art in Chicago" website and blogs are dedicated to the sculpture community of Chicago. In making this Chicago Public Art Timeline, I have drawn heavily from the book, "A Guide to Chicago's Public Sculptures", by Ira J. Bach and Mary Lackritz Gray. This book has been my guiding force since I started blogging...

Read more

Above Image: Fountain of Time - by Lorado Taft [1922]

Chicago Public Art TimeLine / Chronology of Sculptures in Chicago

My "Public Art in Chicago" website and blogs are dedicated to the sculpture community of Chicago. In making this Chicago Public Art Timeline, I have drawn heavily on the book, "A Guide to Chicago's Public Sculptures", by Ira J. Bach and Mary Lackritz Gray. This book has been my guiding force since I...

Read more

 

Above Image: Lions - by Edward Kemeys [1894]

Chicago Public Art TimeLine / Chronology of Sculptures in Chicago

My "Public Art in Chicago" website and blogs are dedicated to the sculpture community of Chicago. In making this Chicago Public Art Timeline, I have drawn heavily from the book, "A Guide to Chicago's Public Sculptures", by Ira J. Bach and Mary Lackritz Gray. This book has been my guiding force since I started blogging on Public Art of Chicago...

Read more

Above Image: America's Courtyard - by Denise Milan and Ary Perez

The Public Art Program oversees special projects that further contribute to the cultural enrichment of Chicago by creating and placing artwork in very public and, occasionally, unexpected sites. The City's first large-scale temporary project was Botero in Chicago, 1994. However, perhaps the most broadly known temporary project was Cows on Parade.

(more…)

...
Read more

 

Above Image: Barry Hehemann working on Huletteluja [2011] at Vector Fabricating.

Continuing with my studio visits for the series on Contemporary Sculptors of Chicago..

Barry Hehemann

A very well known name in the sculptor community of Chicago.  Like some of his contemporary sculptors of Chicago - Mike Baur and Neil Goodman -  who started fabricating sculptures in about the 1980s; his work is also influenced of the rugged Midwestern landscape, with massive factories, bridges, ships and barges as the outstanding visible features...

Read more

 

Above Image: USA CEO Carolina Garcia Jayaram

April 3, 2014  at Chicago Cultural Center

Michelle T Boone [Commissioner DCASE], Carolina Garcia Jayaram [CEO USA] and Board of Directors of USA, made an announcement that United Stated Artists [USA] is moving its headquarters from Los Angeles to Chicago. USA is one of nation's largest grant making and advocacy organizations, supporting artists across eight major disciplines. USA is in the process of hiring local staff and finding a location...

Read more

 Above Image: Monumental Wall Relief Sculpture "Passage"  [1997/ Cast Bronze] - by Neil Goodman, at McCormick Place. In the image Steve Mueller [co-owner of Vector Fabricating] with sculptor Neil Goodman.

Continuing with my studio visits for the series on Contemporary Sculptors of Chicago..

March 31, 2014: Visited the workshop of sculptor Neil Goodman

Neil Goodman's Website.. click here..

Actually, the trip was arranged by Steve Mueller, co-owner of Vector Fabricating. Steve is himself an...

Read more

Above Image: Scene from Public Art Town Hall # I  at Chicago Cultural Center.

Public Art Town Hall # I

Date: March 26, 2014

Venue: Exhibit Hall at Chicago Cultural Center

The March 26th "Public Art Town Hall # I"  at Chicago Cultural Center was the first of the two Public Art Town Hall meetings, with the goal of developing a comprehensive Public Art Program for the City of Chicago. It was one...

Read more