|Wanderlust, by Boyan Marinov (click images for larger view)|
Expo Chicago 2012, next week at Navy Pier, not only is there the Chicago Sculpture Exhibit, but from October 4th through the 6th, Chicago will be host to the International Sculpture Center's 2012 conference. Leading up to that event, Chicago Sculpture International is finishing placing well over 50 sculptures along the lakefront from Grant Park to Belmont Harbor, where the work above was found.
You can see a comprehensive survey - with much better photos - of all the riches currently in place on Jyoti Srivrastava's indispensable website, Public Art in Chicago.
Suzanne Horwitz polishing up her striking work, Nautilus.
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We also had an an interesting encounter with Emanuel Swedenborg, Daniel Burnham's great influence, but the more I looked into the strangely-placed sculpture, the more interesting the story became, so I'm going to cover it tomorrow.