In order to cultivate art appreciation in our fair city, the folks behind Chicago the Beautiful have placed free art walls in local cafes, galleries and public spaces—Including Bow Truss River North at 406 N. Wells.
Visitors are free to take these limited edition handmade works of art and place a donation in the accompanying box. The 3.5″ x 3.5″ resin-coated photos, taken around the city, are set on .75″ ready-to-hang wooden blocks. These stunning, glossy snapshots are perfect to hang anywhere from the home to the office and could be images of CTA lines, graffiti, random people on the street, architectural details and more. And since donations are used to pay for new art to refill the walls of this unique public art experiment, there are always new pieces rotating in.
The once widely successful Kickstarter, Chicago the Beautiful is looking for more artists to feature for its project and does custom resin-coated or dry-mounted photos in its Humboldt Park studio. The studio is also looking for volunteers if you want to join ’em!
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