Category Archives: Special Feature: Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

 

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Five Reasons to Visit the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

[I] There are two sculptors who lived and worked in Chicago in very formative years, 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 permanent artwork in Chicago: "Yes! For Lady day," by Mark di...
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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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Spiral - by Clement Meadmore

Location: Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park at Governor's State University.

The first sculpture that greets you as you enter the Sculpture Park, which is the campus of Governors State University.

Clement Meadmore [1929 – 2005] was an Australian-American sculptor known for massive outdoor steel sculptures. Spiral is made of Cor-Ten steel, the same material that makes...

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