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Exploring Homestate Illinois through Public Art

This year, I did not plan any major vacation. However, at some point in the beginning of this year, I decided to explore my backyard - my home state of Illinois - also known as the Land of Lincoln, and  the Prairie State. Up till last year, whenever I had free time, I would head to downtown Chicago, which effectively had become my default destination. Exploring Illinois opened up a entire new world for me.

Two things.. - I...

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[R]evolution - Works by Dusty Folwarczny, Eric W. Stephenson and Terrence Karpowicz

The first time in Madron's history is a sculpture-only show

Exhibit runs September 5-November 10, 2017.

Visit by Appointment.

Location: Madron Gallery 1000 W North Avenue, Chicago, 60642.

MADRON GALLERY:  For over a decade, Madron Gallery has handled American art of the finest quality. As a premier gallery dealing in impressionist and post-impressionist art, Madron exposes its clients to some of the finest art...
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Sculpture Milwaukee: Art Unleashed

June 1, 2017 to October 22, 2017.

Location: Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee. From O’Donnell Park to 6th Street, along Wisconsin Avenue.

22 sculptures from 21 artists all over the world.

Sculpture Milwaukee is an initiative founded by Steve Marcus.

Curated by Russell Bowman, former director of the Milwaukee Art Museum (1985–2002).

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2017 Japanese Ink Art by Patricia Larkin Green

Proud owner of artwork by superbly talented artist Patricia Larkin Green. Ever since I saw the live demostration of her Sumi-E painting at Morton Arboretum, I have been in love with not only her art, but by the way she produces art. The swift, graceful strokes with which she paints is at once captivating. Seeing Patricia paint is like seeing a poetry being drawn on paper. The grace, energy and control in her brush strokes, is...

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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 at the Art Institute of Chicago.

When: July 14, 2017 through March 4, 2018.

The exhibition celebrates the 70th anniversary of...

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Soils, Seeds, and Sprouts: Tropical and Temperate - Artwork by Sharon Bladholm.

Location: Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.

When: August 12, 2017 - December 3, 2017.

Exhibition Related Events Digging Deeper: A Closer Look at Life in Soil: October 5th, 2017, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Artist Walk and Talk: October 5th, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Artist Walk and Talk: October 9th, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm. Artist Walk and Talk: November 2nd, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30...

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Sculpture, Wine and Dine fundraising event at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park.

Date: September 9, 2017.

The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park is a collection of 29 master works of large-scale sculpture within 100 acres of prairie landscape. The museum in the prairie is open for public viewing 365 days a year. It is free of charge. The park integrates art with nature. Although it is located on the campus of Governors State University, it was founded and maintained through grants and...
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Windwaves by Yvonne Domenge.

2010 / Painted steel.

Location: Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

MATCHING - Hairstyle and the curves of the sculpture behind!

 

 This is certainly one of my fav. selfies. The maching curves are absolutely delectable! I didnt realize when I was taking it. When I came back home, and was going through the photos, the matching curves stood out! I had a good laugh! For a person like me, who loves sculptures and photography - this is a gem!

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