Posts tagged "Chicago"
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onmyowntwohands:

loveyourchaos:

Anish Kapoor’s famous Cloudgate, in Millennium Park, Chicago, now has an equally mesmerising choreographed light show, Luminous Field, by Luftwerk, enhancing the experience of the work furthermore.

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Aqua Building in Chicago.
“Aqua is an 86-story mixed-use residential skyscraper in the Lakeshore East development in downtown Chicago.[2] Designed by a team led by Jeanne Gang, the building is the tallest in the world to have a woman as lead architect, at 859 ft (262 m).”

Aqua Building in Chicago.

Aqua is an 86-story mixed-use residential skyscraper in the Lakeshore East development in downtown Chicago.[2] Designed by a team led by Jeanne Gang, the building is the tallest in the world to have a woman as lead architect, at 859 ft (262 m).”

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constantflux:

The wall (by Brandon Hoover)

"Designed by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa and inspired by the people of  Chicago, The Crown Fountain is a major addition to the city’s  world-renowned public art collection." — source
This is even more impressive in person than it looks in photos.

constantflux:

The wall (by Brandon Hoover)

"Designed by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa and inspired by the people of Chicago, The Crown Fountain is a major addition to the city’s world-renowned public art collection." — source

This is even more impressive in person than it looks in photos.

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Reblogged from My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck By Lightning
my-ear-trumpet:

chryselephantine:

This one was probably made in the same decade — but it certainly appears to be post-modern — i.e. it’s an collection of tropes — like all the fal-der-ol printed on an American dollar bill. Bad sculpture — mediocre ornament — not even an attempt to properly space the rows of stone blocks — but at least it’s faults were a century ahead of their time ! (via mountshang: My trip to Graceland (Chicago))

my-ear-trumpet:

chryselephantine:

This one was probably made in the same decade — but it certainly appears to be post-modern — i.e. it’s an collection of tropes — like all the fal-der-ol printed on an American dollar bill. Bad sculpture — mediocre ornament — not even an attempt to properly space the rows of stone blocks — but at least it’s faults were a century ahead of their time ! (via mountshang: My trip to Graceland (Chicago))