Fractal Cluster by Bruce White
Location: Dionovan Bridge, Wilson Street, Batavia.
Installed: October 3, 2017.
Stainless Steel / Completed: 2017.
When the Donovan Street Bridge project was completed in 2007, the design included four piers, each with a location designated for four works of art corresponding to the categories: Nature, History, Science and Art.
From left: Nora Brooks Blakely, Edra Soto, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Carlos Tortolero, Mark Kelly, and Jacqueline Terrassa.
Everyone's Picasso - Celebrating 50 Years of Chicago Icon.
A restaging of the 1967 Chicago Picasso dedication
Tuesday, August 8, 2017.
Location: Daley Plaza, Chicago.From being hugely controversial, to...
Spintronic by Nicole Beck
Location: Dionovan Bridge
Installed: July 7, 2017.
Stainless Steel and Dichroic Glass / Dimension: 10' x 3' / Completed: 2015.
When the Donovan Street Bridge project was completed in 2007, the design included four piers, each with a location designated for four works of art corresponding to the categories: Nature, History, Science and...
The Pride and Perils of Chicago's Public Art
Temporary Exhibition: February 25 to July 30, 2017.
Location:Landmark Chicago Gallery, Ist Floor, Chicago Cultural Center.
Curated by Cultural Historian of Chicago: Tim Samuelson.
Part of Celebration of 2017 as as The Year of Public Art.
Eugene Eda’s Doors for Malcolm X College / Chicago’s hidden cultural gem now open to public at the People’s Palace.Posted by Jyoti Srivastava
Eugene Eda’s Doors for Malcolm X College
Location: Sidney R. Yates Gallery at Chicago Cultural Center.
Temporary Exhibition: January 21-June 25, 2017.
Admission Fee: Free
This exhibition presents all 32 doors painted by Eugene Eda for the stairwells of the original, now demolished Malcolm X College. Painted in 1971, the monumental doors are a landmark of the...
Sky Landing - by Yoko Ono
Unveiling and Dedication Ceremony: October 17, 2016.
Location: Garden of the Phoenix in Jackson Park, East 60th Street on Wooded Island, between Lake Shore Drive and Cornell Drive.
Sky Landing is funded by the nonprofit Project 120, which has been investing in upgrades for the park including planting cherry trees and a visitors...
KOKOMO OPALESCENT GLASS: America's Oldest Art Glass Company
Art glass are fascinating! They sparkle and shine in rainbow colors. Art glass domes and windows have decorated the some of most beautiful buildings, churches and cathedrals. While photographing some landmark buildings in Chicago, I learnt that many of the decorative art glass were made in Kokomo, Indiana. Like the impressive ceiling at the Auditorium...
Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen
Location: Exhibit Hall & Sidney R. Yates Gallery, 4th Floor North, at.. Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago.
Temporary Exhibition: February 6-May 1, 2016.
Strandbeest: the Dream machines of Theo Jansen is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum [PEM], Salem, MA. Audemars Piguet, the tour's National Sponsor, provided generous support...
Above Image: Dr. Richard Powell [curator of the exhibition] and Daniel Schulman [Director of Visual Arts for DCASE, Chicago] at the Opening Reception.
Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist
Temporary Exhibition: March 7 - August 31, 2015
Location: Sidney R. Yates Gallery, 4th Floor at Chicago Cultural Center.
Admission is FREE!
The exhibition is presented by the Chicago...
2014: Day Trip: Urbana, Illinois / Dedication of “Amplifiers” – by Nicole Beck [University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign]Posted by Jyoti Srivastava
Amplifiers - by Nicole Beck
Dedicated: October 10, 2014
Location: Electrical and Computer Engineering [ECE] building at the University of Illinois. 306 N Wright St Urbana, IL 61801, at the entrance from the quad side of the building.
Description: 18' x 12' x 6'/ Stainless steel, dichroic glass, RGB LEDs, granite.
Commission by Capital Development Board of Illinois Art-In-Architecture program.