Category Archives: NMSP – Articles

 

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Five Reasons to Visit the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

[I] National Medal for the Arts

There are two sculptors who lived and worked in Chicago in the very formative years of their lives, and later, went on to receive the "National Medal for the Arts." Mark diSuvero received the award in 2010, and Martin Puryear in 2011. Both these artists have only one...
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April 7, 2017: It was a gorgeous spring day, and I took a beautiful long drive to the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park [NMSP]. The idea was two-fold: to participate in the celebration of the 102nd birthday of noted Jazz Singer Billie Holiday. But more importantly, what really motivated me to drive to the NMSP that day, was to...

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Above Image: Sculptor Chakaia Booker, Deputy Commissioner DCASE Tracie D. Hall and me. Where DCASE is Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, City of Chicago. Photo by Jeff Stevenson, who works at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park.

 

2014: Carts and Cocktails

 Saturday, Sep 14, 2014

 An annual benefit fundraiser at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park at Governors State University.

 One of the...

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