Police say charges are currently pending against six adults and one possible juvenile accused of spray-painting the Bean and Cancer Survivor Wall in Maggie Daley Park.
We take you on a visit to the west suburban forest under the watchful eye of six suspicious – and sizable – trolls.
The public art exhibit Statue Stories Chicago was slated to end this August. But Abe Lincoln, Leif Erikson and Cloud Gate won’t fall silent anytime soon.
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.
For its 40th anniversary, the Smart Museum of Art has transformed itself into a museum of sculpture -- much as it was at its opening in October 1974.
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.
Jaume Plensa's sculptures featuring giant heads opened to the public this summer in Chicago's Millennium Park. We revisit our talk with the Catalan Spanish artist and sculptor on his inspiration behind his latest installation.
The Chicago Park District has teamed with a local sculptor's group to turn trees that were condemned into public art.
The Chicago Park District revealed Sunday “The Watch” by local artist Hebru Brantley had been vanalized. Revisit our conversation with Brantley on "The Watch" in a web extra video.
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.
Free Art Show Invites Fresh Look at Civic Gem
An 88 year-old war memorial has a new function: it’s the stunning backdrop to a show of contemporary sculpture.
Sculpture, Objects, and Functional Art Design Fair
Art and design reign supreme at the SOFA Art Fair. We have an advance look at what you can expect to see.