Ellen Lanyon

Riverwalk Gateway: Public Art Installation by Ellen Lanyon

Location

78 E Washington St
60602 Chicago, IL
United States
US
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Book Lanyon Ellen
Date: 
2000
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From inside front cover: "Chicago's largest work of public art to date, Riverwalk Gateway by Ellen Lanyon tells the history of Chicago and its river. The magnificent 336-foot long wall installation consists of sixteen narrative panels and twelve decorative panels." Book presents pictures of each panel, which together tell the story of Chicago from the explorers Marquette and Jolliet to the year 2000. The panels focus on important sites along the river and Lake Michigan and use architecture as a metaphor for the spirit of Chicago.
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English
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0938903306
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Ballary Marvels

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United States
41° 52' 21.7704" N, 87° 37' 50.3544" W
US
Date: 
2009
Edition: 
Edition of 1000
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" The drawing featured in this volume were chosen from approxiamateley 350 pen and ink renderings of objects from the collections of artist Ellen Lanyon thst she completed between 2001 and 2003. in visits to New York between 2003 and 2005, Lynne Warren had the pleasure of viewing the collections and objects within them and responded with eleven verses. Thus Ballary Marvels came about. Ellen Lanyon is a distinguished painter and graphic artist with deep roots in both New York and Chicago. Lynne Warren is a long-time curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago."
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Drawings

Catalog Number: 
book, Drawings
Date: 
2006
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An exhibition catalog for the exhibition "Drawings" at the Valerie Carberry Gallery. Includes a collection of drawings from the exhibit and a list of artist chronologies.
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English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0977768619

Ellen Lanyon: Paintings From the 1960s

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Book Lanyon
Date: 
2005
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Exhibition book for a show of paintings by Chicago/New York artist Ellen Lanyon at Valerie Carberry Gallery, April 29-July 2, 2005. Lanyon's 1960s paintings are distinctive for being based on photographs, contradicting the abstract expressionist movement of the post-WWII era. Introductory essay is by art historian Franz Schulze.
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English
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0972483772

I Read It For the Art: Chicago, Creativity, and Playboy

Catalog Number: 
Book Hyde Park Art Center
Date: 
2004
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Catalog for an exhibition of works by predominantly Chicago artists that appeared in Playboy Magazine from its founding onward. Exhibition took place at Hyde Park Art Center from March 7 to April 24, 2004. Includes an essay by Playboy writer and History Channel contributor James R. Petersen, exploring not only the art and the artists but also Playboy's contributions to American pop culture.
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English
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