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India Modern: The Paintings by M.F.Husain

Maqbool Fida Husain [1915 - 2011] is India’s most important 20th-century artist, and a vital force in the development of modern Indian art.

The exhibition showcases "Indian Civilization" series of 8 triptych paintings by M.F. Husain, that he created between 2008 -2011. They were the last works by the artist.

Location: Alsdorf Galleries...

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Sumi-E painting by Patricia Larkin Green

Location: Morton Arboretum

Date: Sunday, August 6, 2017.

Patricia Larkin Green is an active member of the Sumi-e Society of America and the International Chinese Calligraphy Art and Painting Society. She has been featured in numerous publications, including The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Reader, Gapers Block, Hyperallergic and a Pioneer Press...
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Elsie the Cow

At The Creamery, in Mokena, IL.

She was earlier at old Gas City Headquarters in Frankfort, IL

Elsie was relocated at The Creamery in Mokena in 2012. To celebrate Elsie's relocation, all Creamery stores in the area sold Root Beer Floats, called “black cows,” at half price.

It's first location was in Chicago, at 55th...

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Pioneer Family Memorial – by Trygve A. Rovelstad

 

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Pioneer Family Memorial – by Trygve A. Rovelstad

Location: Eastern end of the Kimball Street bridge, Elgin.

Dedicated: November 11, 2001.

The four-figure heroic size bronze sculpture epicts a pioneer family

Pioneer Family Memorial has a long history. It took 70 years from concept to completion.

The statue was designed by local sculptor Trygve Rovelstad...

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