Commissioned Mural Painted Over In Lakeview, Mistaken As GraffitiA large mural, painted by Artist JC Rivera, was completed August 18th, wrapping around two buildings in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood. The mural took up to a month to complete, but was destroyed in a matter of days.
Volunteers To Repair A Chinatown Mural For The Second Time This WeekEarlier in the week, several artists spent 15 hours removing a nearly identical tag on the mural.
Nearly-New Mural Defaced At The Music Box TheaterThe Music Box Theater's nearly-new mural is no more -- defaced beyond repair by someone armed with spray paint.
Chicago Pays Tribute To Muddy Waters With Mural, Formal DedicationThe nine-story-tall Muddy Waters mural in the Loop was formally dedicated Thursday, accompanied by - what else? The blues.
Mural With Ancient-Egypt Take On Michelle Obama Draws Plagiarism AllegationsEthiopian art student Gelila Mesfin says she originally posted the image online; it drew the notice of mural painter Chris Devins. Now it's on a wall. WBBM's Jim Gudas reports.
Elgin Arts Commission Recommends Removing Mural Of LynchingThe mural is a replica of a picture taken in 1930 in which a white crowd watches a lynching of two black men in Indiana.
Controversial Elgin Mural Will Be Moved, For NowThe painting is a callback to a disturbing lynch-mob image. City officials will determine its fate next month.
Elgin Surprised By Lynch-Mob Image In Diversity MuralSome are calling for the longtime public painting to be removed. CBS 2's Sandra Torres reports.
Chicago Artist Painting Mural In Honor Of PrinceA Chicago artist is painting a mural in tribute to Prince.
Students At West Side Elementary School Creating Peace MuralSome West Side elementary school students are letting it be known through their artwork how they feel about the violence that has plagued their community.
Loop Business Group Hoping Murals Bring More Eyes To Wabash CorridorSuspended from a cherry picker a few stories up, Italian street artist Never2501 rolled white paint onto the clay-colored bricks of The Buckingham, a student apartment building facing the CTA ‘L’ tracks. The work is part of the Alliance’s “Transforming Wabash” project, which includes at least nine other murals.