Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 37°F

Advanced Search

Search Stories

Go

Subjects A to Z

Advanced Search

What's the Big Idea?

Artists are seldom asked to think small, but thats exactly what they were invited to do for the Exquisite City exhibition at Chicagos Viaduct Theatre.

Over 70 professional artists and students from Chicagos Lake View High School created a mini metropolis, entirely out of cardboard. Their hard work turned the city of big shoulders into a city of cardboard.

Related Links

Watch the Friends of Community Public Art turn drab gray walls into something beautiful in Joliet. wttw.com/arts

Explore video/image gallery

Related Video

Click to view video

 View Video Clip

Watch artist Sean Culver describe his work, inspired by the old Riverview Amusement Park.

 

Related Images

Click to view image

view image View Larger Image

Exquisite City exhibit

Click to view image

view image View Larger Image

Exquisite City exhibit

Click to view image

view image View Larger Image

Exquisite City exhibit

 

Thanks To Our Sponsors
Contact Us Site Map Pressroom WTTW Digital Archives Production Services Corporate Sponsorship PBS 98.7WFMT

Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

©2014 WWCI

WTTW Arts - View Story ImageWTTW Arts - Select Your BandwidthWTTW Arts - View Story ExcerptWTTW Arts - Listen to Audio ClipAdvanced SearchStory DetailContact UsSite MapPressroomWTTW Digital ArchivesProduction ServicesCorporate SponsorshipHomeSchedulesProgramsWTTW KidsWTTW ArtsWTTW EventsSupport WTTWAbout UsMembers OnlyGeoffrey Baer Tours - Seven Wonders of ChicagoArchitect Robert A.M. Stern: Presence of the PastArchitect Michael Graves: A Grand TourArchitect Thomas Beeby10 Buildings that Changed AmericaCatholicismProhibitionAmerican Graduate