2017 Selfie with Chicago Public Art Plan
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events [DCASE] have designated 2017 the Chicago "Year of Public Art," with plans for special community projects, art festival, youth programs and much more.
Event: Release of Chicago's first ever Public Art Plan.
Date: October 26, 2017.
Location: Chicago Cultural Center.
Discarded Tire Artwork by Chakaia Booker
Location: Boeing Galleries at Millennium Park
Temporary Exhibition: April 30, 2016 – April 2018
This is the sixth Rotating Large Scale Sculptural Exhibition at Boeing Gallery.
Chakaia Booker is the first African American artist to be showcased in the Boeing Galleries.
Desti-Nation: A Haitian magazine
Desti-Nation: A Haitian magazine with the goal of promoting Haiti outside; had story on Jean-Baptiste Pointe duSable. It was a lead story, covered in the center pages of the magazine. The article "Jean Baptiste Pointe duSable of Haitian descent, Founder of Chicago," was by Marc Arthur Pierre -Louis, and the accompanying...
AIC: Interpretive Resource
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Left: Tomb of Potter and Bertha Honoré Palmer, Graceland Cemetery, Chicago. Photograph by Jyoti Srivastava. Right: Tomb of Potter and Bertha Honoré Palmer, Graceland Cemetery, Chicago. Photograph by Jyoti Srivastava.
However, a correction is required, the right tomb is of Marshall Fields.
Chicago Tree Project: to turn Dead Trees into Public Art.
On May 16, 2014, Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District [CPD] and Chicago Sculpture International [CSI] announced the Chicago Tree Project, which will commission local artists to turn dead or dying trees that are infested with Emerald Ash Borer or other bugs and diseases into living public art.
1004 Portraits - by Jaume Plensa
Temporary Exhibit: June 18 2014 through December 2015.
Location: Millennium Park - Madison Street entrance and South Boeing Gallery. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Millennium Park, there is a new installation of the work by Jaume Plensa, sculptor of one of the most prominent attraction of Millennium Park - the Crown Fountain: "Jaume Plensa: 1004...
2014 Catalogue: Invoking the Absence at Elks National Memorial
The exhibition is presented by Chicago Sculpture Exhibit [CSI].. and is curated by Lucas Cowan..
In-situ photography for the catalogue was done by me.. I also covered the Opening Reception and documented the exhibition..click here..