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Theaster Gates (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Chicago Artist Picked To Design Artwork For New 95th Street Terminal

A Chicago artist whose work has been featured around the world has been picked as the head of a major art project for the CTA.

07/12/2013

Michael Karabatsis, 51, of Glenview (Evanston Police)

Glenview Man Identified As Home Invader Who Helped Duct-Tape Evanston Couple, Steal Paintings

A 51-year-old Glenview man has been arrested in connection with an Evanston home invasion in which suspects duct-taped an elderly couple and stole valuable works of art.

12/20/2012

Chicago River Walk

River ‘Garbage Wall’ Set For Display At Navy Pier

An unpleasant, yet thought provoking, art project is coming to Chicago next month.

08/08/2012

Herbert Pulgar

Teen At Center Of Sticker Controversy Now In Congressional Art Contest

WASHINGTON (CBS) – The 15-year-old Chicago boy whose art was selected to be on city vehicle stickers – until allegations surfaced that it contained gang symbols – is now competing in the Congressional Art Competition, […]

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

Prison fence

Supermax Inmate In Trouble For ‘Pro-Life’ Artwork

An inmate at an Illinois maximum security prison serving a life sentence is in trouble over a drawing celebrating life.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

Art Institute Modern Wing

Couples Complain Artwork Will Disrupt Their Wedding Plans

Some brides are finding the wedding they envisioned altered by a rainbow.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2011

'The Universe' At Willis Tower

Willis Tower Owners Battle Sears Over Artwork

The current owners of the Willis Tower are in a nasty legal battle with the former owners.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2010