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.Temporary Exhibitions bring freshness and diversity to the already rich collection of Public Art in Chicago. The Windy City has earned the reputation of being a museum without walls, where public places are converted into art galleries with sculptures from - emerging and established - local, national and international artists. We boast of having artwork by Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Claes Oldenburg, Henry Moore, Sol...
Sculptures "Agriculture" and "Industry" - Unknown Artist
Location: Chicago Board of Trade building plaza.
Description: Granite / 12 foot high / Five-&-half ton weight..
Lost for 49 years. Returned to original location after 75 years.
The plaque reads.. "Now a part of the LaSalle Street Plaza, the exchange's symbolic statues serve as a daily...
One Fine Day Chicago Statues Started Telling Their Stories.. And All You Need Is A Smart Phone To Listen! Beginning August 6, 2015, some of the most prominent statues in Chicago, 31 of them, have started telling their stories, as the city plays host to "Statue Stories Chicago". In fact, Chicago is the first US city to host this extraordinary public art exhibition. The...
How 1999 Cow Parade in Chicago inspired a Series of Public Art Projects raising Millions for CharitiesPosted by Jyoti Srivastava
.In the year 1999, Chicago had a very successful and in many ways a trend-setting exhibition, "Cows on Parade". It featured about 300 life-size fiber-glass cows, hand-painted by local artists, displayed in public spaces throughout the city of Chicago. After the exhibition was over, the Cow Parade cows are auctioned off, and...
Rotating Exhibitions of Contemporary Art by Living Artists brought to Chicago by Millennium Park Inc.Posted by Jyoti Srivastava
Above Image: Portrait sculptures "Laura, Paula and Ines" – by Jaume Plensa at South Boeing Gallery, Millennium Park..
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Millennium Park - the most successful public space in Chicago and arguably anywhere in the country or the world. It has become Chicago's...
Above Image: Haymarket Memorial – by Mary Brogger
The public art collection of the city of Chicago is overseen by the Visual Art department under Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events [DCASE]. DCASE is dedicated to enriching Chicago’s artistic vitality and cultural vibrancy. There are many departments working under DCASE like Fashion,...
35 Years of Public Art
Temporary Exhibition: 35 Years of Public Art
February 22, 2014 to May 4, 2014
Venue: Exhibit Hall, 4th Floor at Chicago Cultural Center
Curator of the Exhibition: Nathan Mason
Program Director of Visual Art at DCASE: Daniel Schulman
[Nathan Mason is Curator of Exhibits and...
Near North Side
River North / Streeterville / Magnificent Mile
Magnificent Mile: is a stretch of North Michigan Avenue between the Chicago River and Oak Street in Streeterville. Although actually about three-quarters of a mile, it's called the Magnificent Mile.
Streeterville: The easternmost neighborhood to the north of the Chicago River. It is bound by the Chicago River on the...