Born in Italy, Virginio Ferrari came to Chicago in the 1960s, and he blossomed into an internationally sought-after sculptor. We visit the 80-year-old in his Bridgeport studio.
Aug. 15 marks the 50th anniversary of the Chicago Picasso’s debut, and Tuesday, the city celebrated the iconic sculpture with a public ceremony.
This week, a significant work by artist Alexander Calder was dismantled from the lobby of the Willis Tower and is being moved into storage. Ward Miller of Preservation Chicago says a second major Calder work may also be in danger of disappearing.
Artist and activist Yoko Ono visits Chicago and provides Jackson Park with a new public sculpture that’s being called “a landmark for peace.”
A concrete Cadillac goes for a spin. We look at the restoration of this unusual work of art–and how it cemented its reputation.
If you spent time in city parks this summer, you may have noticed trees being transformed. The Chicago Park District teamed with a local sculptor's group to turn trees that were condemned into public art. We revisit Jay Shefsky’s story.
The Chicago Park District has teamed with a local sculptor's group to turn trees that were condemned into public art.
Jaume Plensa's newest sculptures featuring giant heads open to the public this summer in Chicago's Millennium Park. We talk with the Catalan Spanish artist and sculptor on his inspiration behind his latest installation.