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Splash - by Jerry Peart

1986

Location: Trickster Art Gallery, Schaumburg

"Splash" is among the most vibrant of the many cultural landmarks populating Schaumburg. The monumental polychromed steel sculpture was created by Chicago native Jerry Peart, whose colorful sculptures can be found in many prominent Chicago area locations.

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Five Reasons to Visit the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

[I] National Medal for the Arts

There are two sculptors who lived and worked in Chicago in the very formative years of their lives, and later, went on to receive the "National Medal for the Arts." Mark diSuvero received the award in 2010, and Martin Puryear in 2011. Both these artists have only one permanent artwork in Chicago: "Yes! For Lady day," by Mark di Suvero; and "Bodark Arc" by Martin Puryear. Both these sculptures are permanent...
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The Temple Bar Dragon - Designed by Charles B. Birch in 1880. 14 feet tall Location: Fleet Street overlooking the boundary between the City of London and the City of Westminster. It is one of the many Dragon Boundary Marks of the City of London. The Dragon Boundary Marks are cast iron statues of dragons on metal or stone plinths that mark the boundaries of the City of London.

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Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church

In 1987, UNESCO inscribed the Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including St. Margaret's Church in the World Heritage List.

Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey, including St. Margaret's Church: The site has been involved in the administration of England since the 11th century, and later the United Kingdom. Since the coronation of William the Conqueror, all English and British monarchs have been crowned at Westminster Abbey. Westminster Palace is home to the British Parliament.  St Margaret's Church is the palace's...

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