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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...
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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...

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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...

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Above Image: Haymarket Memorial – by Mary Brogger

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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,...

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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...

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