CHICAGO (CBS) — A new guide to hundreds of works of art in Chicago is as close as your web browser.
Journalist Christine Badowski and art professor Wendy Koenig worked for months to compile an exhaustive list of more than 250 sculptures, murals and other works of art on display around the city.
Koenig says she came up with the guide while teaching a class on art and architecture in Chicago.
“There are a number of wonderful architectural guides that I can use for my class, but there wasn’t a single guide to the public art,” she said. “So it seemed like something I could do for the benefit of my class … and we decided as we finished the project, why not put it on the Web?”