Category Archives: CPA: Chronology/ TimeLine

 

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",...

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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, Design and...

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Above Image: Pier Walk'97.

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Above Image..Photography by David Wagenaar. Image Courtesy: Michael Dunbar / Co-producer of Pier Walk.

In this age of internet if an event is not searchable online - especially if one cannot Google it - it can be considered as good as:  It Never Even Happened!  I am writing this especially in the context of  large-scale sculptural exhibitions in...

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Above Image: from left.. [1] Symbiotic Parralax – by Terrence Karpowicz [1997 / Art-in-Architecture program of the Illinois CDA].. [2] Snake Charmer – by Roger Brown [1990 / Percentage-for-Art program of city of Chicago].. and [3] Batcolumn – by Claes Oldenburg [1977 / Art-in-Architecture program of federal GSA]..

CONTEXT and PURPOSE: This year, in 2014,...

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