2017 Japanese Ink Art by Patricia Larkin Green
India Modern: The Paintings by M.F.Husain
Maqbool Fida Husain [1915 - 2011] is India’s most important 20th-century artist, and a vital force in the development of modern Indian art.
The exhibition showcases "Indian Civilization" series of 8 triptych paintings by M.F. Husain, that he created between 2008 -2011. They were the last works by the artist.
Location: Alsdorf Galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago.
When: July 14, 2017 through March 4, 2018.
The exhibition celebrates the 70th anniversary of...
Soils, Seeds, and Sprouts: Tropical and Temperate - Artwork by Sharon Bladholm.
Location: Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.
When: August 12, 2017 - December 3, 2017.
Exhibition Related Events Digging Deeper: A Closer Look at Life in Soil: October 5th, 2017, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Artist Walk and Talk: October 5th, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Artist Walk and Talk: October 9th, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm. Artist Walk and Talk: November 2nd, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30...
Sculpture, Wine and Dine fundraising event at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park.
Date: September 9, 2017.The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park is a collection of 29 master works of large-scale sculpture within 100 acres of prairie landscape. The museum in the prairie is open for public viewing 365 days a year. It is free of charge. The park integrates art with nature. Although it is located on the campus of Governors State University, it was founded and maintained through grants and...
Windwaves by Yvonne Domenge.
2010 / Painted steel.
Location: Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park
MATCHING - Hairstyle and the curves of the sculpture behind!
This is certainly one of my fav. selfies. The maching curves are absolutely delectable! I didnt realize when I was taking it. When I came back home, and was going through the photos, the matching curves stood out! I had a good laugh! For a person like me, who loves sculptures and photography - this is a gem!
For this year 2017, I made no plans for any vacation abroad. No India. No elsewhere. Instead, in the beginning of this year, I decided to explore my own homestate of Illinois. Up till last year, whenever I had free time, I would head to downtown Chicago, which effectively had become my default destination. However, this year, I decided to explore my own backyard, and it opened up a whole new world for me. I have been to some of these places earlier, but this year it was more planned trips....
The above image was taken from Lincoln Park formal garden, on Friday, August 18, 2017. The Blue Angels were practising, and I knew I had to see the Air Show. I saw the show on Sunday, August 20th from the Oak Street beach.
2017 Chicago Air and Water Show
August 19-20, 2017 / 10am-3pm Both Days
North Ave. Beach
The Chicago Air and Water Show is presented by Shell Oil Products U.S. and the City...
From left: Nora Brooks Blakely, Edra Soto, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Carlos Tortolero, Mark Kelly, and Jacqueline Terrassa.
Everyone's Picasso - Celebrating 50 Years of Chicago Icon.
A restaging of the 1967 Chicago Picasso dedication
Tuesday, August 8, 2017.
Location: Daley Plaza, Chicago.From being hugely controversial, to becoming symbol of the city, Chicago's Picasso has had a remarkable 50 years jouney. What is it, is still open to interpretation. Head...