Selfie with Roger Hiorns at Navy Pier
A retrospective view of the pathway - by Roger Hiorns
Date: September 14, 2016.
Event: Installation and Opening Reception of Exhibition of Discarded Tire Artwork by Chakaia Booker
Location: Boeing Galleries at Millennium Park
Temporary Exhibition: April 30, 2016 – April 2018
Chakaia Booker is the first African American artist to be showcased in the Boeing Gallery
Photo courtesy Nathan Mason.
Selfie with Theo Jansen
At the exhibition: "Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen",
Location: at Chicago Cultural Center.
Date: Jan 5, 2016.Who knew a day like this will come? Last year, I saw a video of kinetic sculptures "Strandbeest" by Theo Jansen.. as did millions of others, as there are more than four million views of his video. This...
Above Image: With Jaume Plensa [Barcelona, Spain] / Photo credit Nick Harkin.
.Few days back, a friend asked if I had met with any sculptor who is not based in Chicago? Quite a few! What an honor!!! One of the joys of hobby-turned-profession of photo-documenting public art, has been the opportunity to meet with artists based in Chicago and beyond. Here are a...
Above Image: At Vector Fabricating, from left: Terrence Karpowicz, Barry Hehemann, Jyoti Srivastava, Peter Nižňanský, Katerina Lizcova Kulhankova, Anna Nižňanský and Rolf Achilles.
Prague Days in Chicago
June, 2015, Chicago celebrated 25 years of the Prague-Chicago relationship as part of Chicago Sister Cities International program. The celebration featured the mayors of both cities, concerts, exhibitions, a gala dinner,...
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...
Above Image: With Virginio Ferrari at the Opening Reception of exhibition: "Continuing Experience: Virginio Ferrari" at Bridgeport Art Center/ Image Courtesy: Marco Ferrari.
Virginio Ferrari has been one of my favorite artists. When I heard about his exhibition at the Bridgeport Art Center, I had to attend it. On November 15, 2013, I was at the Opening Reception of Continuing Experience: Virginio...