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Remembering the Lasting Contributions of Art Shay and Art Paul


On Saturday, Chicago lost two artists who made lasting contributions to the city.

Art Shay, who was 96 years old, was an acclaimed photographer who made indelible images of 20th century America. Art Paul, 93 years old, was the first artist and designer for Playboy magazine and created the famous bunny logo.

Over the years, Chicago Tonight visited several times with each of these artists. We take a look back at the artwork made by this pair of memorable men.

Video: On May 9, 2006, Chicago Tonight detailed the unique relationship between photographer Art Shay and the writer Nelson Algren on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Algren’s death. John Callaway reported the story.


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