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No Little Plans: The Battle for Public Art in Chicago
The third article in our series examining public art in Chicago explores Lorado Taft's Fountain of the Great Lakes in the Art Institute of Chicago's South Garden, as well as Roger Browns Loop mosaics, plus John Storrs's Ceres.
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Most Chicagoans are familiar with the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright due to nearby Oak Park, the suburb in which he lived and worked for 20 years. However, a wealth of Wright designed architecture awaits just beyond Chicagoland. Summer is the perfect opportunity for a day trip out to one of the many Wright buildings open to the public.
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Artist as Alchemist: Major Exhibition Examines Scope of Gauguin's Practice
This summer the Art Institute of Chicago presents a major exhibition of work by the French Post-Impressionist artist Paul Gauguin, highlighting his career not only as an accomplished painter but also as a sculptor, ceramicist, printmaker and decorator.
Art Openings This Week
Friday, May 26
Exhibition and Opening Reception — 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Randolph Street Market
Looking to start a new collection? At Randolph Street Market, you'll find vintage art, drawings, pottery, Americana and more.Read more →
Free CGN Saturday Gallery Tours
Every Saturday CGN hosts a free gallery tour in the River North district.Read more →
The Golden Triangle
Focused exclusively on Asian antiques in its early years, The Golden Triangle has evolved into an 18,000 square foot global design resource.Read more →
CGN's Latest Edition Is Here
In early 2017 CGN launched a new chapter, with our first edition of the CGN Arts Guide. The follow-up to the new listings guide is our refreshed and expanded magazine format for our summer and fall issues. In our newest magazine, covering May-August and featuring Takashi Murakami at the MCA on the cover, we feature interviews, top news and event picks for the summer season. Pick up a free copy in area galleries, museums, hotels, and the Chicago Cultural Center in early May.