Monument Unveiled To Activist, Journalist Ida B. WellsGranddaughter Michelle Duster said traditional busts and statues of Wells were considered, but she and others pushing for the monument preferred something interpretative.
Elkhart, Indiana Museum’s Historic Rodin Sculpture Sold At Auction For $7.5 MillionThe final selling price had surpassed Sotheby’s initial estimates, which was between $4 million and $6 million before the auction began.
#AmazingForAll Sculpture Debuts At Market DaysIt's what artist Matthew Hoffman wants visitors to feel about Chicago and how it celebrates the diversity of the LGBTQ community.
Yoko Ono Unveils Sculpture In Japanese Garden At Jackson ParkSky Landing, a sculpture composed of 12 large steel lotus petals, protrudes from the ground of the Garden of the Phoenix, which was once home to the Phoenix Pavilion, built by Japan for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition.
Best Public Art In ChicagoIndeed, more than 700 works are scattered around the city in and outside public facilities and parks.
Pope John Paul II Honored With Statue At Maryhill CemeteryThe free-standing column shows the late pope in carved marble relief over a background view of Chicago, along with blue and gold mosaics of religious icons, and is visible from the road alongside Maryhill Cemetery in Niles.
'Homeless Jesus' Statue Coming To ChicagoChicago will soon host a sculpture that's both inspired and angered viewers around there world.
Chef Expresses His Love For Blackhawks With ChocolateA Chicago area pastry chef is showing his pride in the Blackhawks through chocolate, and lots of it.
Best Free Art Activities In ChicagoFrom antiques made in ancient Greece to Pablo Picasso’s works from the last century, Chicago has numerous venues and tours with free admission. Check out the following list to get you started.
Your Chicago: BronzevilleJust south of McCormick Place is a district where African Americans flourished after the Civil War. CBS 2's Kate Sullivan reports.
Iconic U of I 'Alma Mater' Sculpture Removed For RepairsStudents taking a stroll along the University Of Illinois campus may notice something missing this fall.
Sarah Palin Sculpture To Roast A Pig At Bridgeport Arts ComplexDemocratic politics are responsible for the colorful history of the Bridgeport neighborhood, but on Friday afternoon, a prominent Republican politician will be in the spotlight.
MCA Chicago Plaza Project: Mark HandforthIf you’ve walked past the Museum of Contemporary Art at all in the past two months, you’ve probably done a double take at the giant bone with a yellow telephone attached to it towering over you on the sidewalk. PhoneBone is just one of the sculptures by artist Mark Handforth on display outside the MCA...
Oak Lawn To Dedicate 9/11 Sculpture With Beams From WTCAmong the many memorials planned for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, one in particular will bring actual pieces of the World Trade Center to Oak Lawn, permanently.
On This Day 44 Years Ago: Chicago's Picasso UnveiledOn this day 44 years ago, the iconic Picasso sculpture was unveiled in what we now know as Daley Plaza.