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The book introduces us to 50 contemporary sculptors of Chicago.

With more than 500 images of Artists, Artworks, and Artists-at-Work,

the book showcases how these artists have enriched the visual vocabulary and cultural landscape of the city.

Coming out soon..
Book I have been working on for a long time...

Contemporary Sculptors of Chicago: 
Artists behind the Artworks

Featuring 50 contemporary artists who have lived and worked in Chicago. A documentary book with more than 350 images, including images of artists, artworks and artists-at-work. It has been a long time in the making.

With innumerable emails and phone calls verifying all...

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Sun Wheel - by Steve Leucking

 

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Sun Wheel - by Steve Luecking

1997 / Cast iron.

Location: Founders Park, Highland Park, Illinois near the Breaside Metra Station.

Chosen by the city of Highland Park, IL to transform an old sandlot into a park at the southern entrance of the city, the artists elected to emphasize the history of the park's location. Set between a railway...

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The Eternal Flame of Hope - by Richard Hunt

 

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The Special Olympics Eternal Flame of Hope Monument - by Richard Hunt

Dedicated: July 20, 2018 in honor of Special Olympics athletes past, present and future around the world.

The monument was dedicated on the 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics 1968-2018.

Location: Soldier Field

One July 20, 1968, the First Special Olympics Games were held in...

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Swami Vivekananda [1863 – 1902), was an Indian Hindu monk, a chief disciple of the 19th-century Indian mystic Ramakrishna, and the founder of Ramakrishna Mission. Swami Vivekananda is best known in the United States for his groundbreaking speech to the 1893 World's Parliament of Religions. His address "Sisters and Brothers of America " brought him overnight fame and his subsequent orations at the Parliament formally...
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Sculptural Ornamentation: Salvaged portrait busts from the demolished Garrick Theater

Schiller Theatre  [later the Garrick Theater ]  was designed by Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler of the Adler & Sullivan firm. At the time of construction it was one of the tallest buildings in Chicago, with a magnificient 1,300 seat theater. In 1903, it was named Garrick Theater. In 1960, the...

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