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Chicago Cultural Center

Exhibition Detail
The Wonder-Portraits of a Remembered City
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

June 9th, 2008 - June 29th, 2008
June 9th, 2008 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lake Michigan Sea Monster, Tony FitzpatrickTony Fitzpatrick, Lake Michigan Sea Monster
© Tony Fitzpatrick
Michigan Ave/Downtown
Monday through Thursday: 8am to 7pm; Friday: 8am to 6pm; Saturday: 9am to 6pm; Sunday: 10am - 6pm.

Tony Fitzpatrick is not merely a Chicago artist but an institution—an accomplished poet, actor, boxer, and raconteur, among other roles. But foremost, he is a champion of Chicago and its rich history. This project is a love poem to the city and to his childhood memories, in which text and images are combined and collaged with real pieces of Chicago history to tell both a personal story and a history of the town he loves. This exhibition includes a substantial sampling from the series that was illustrated in three of his books. Organized by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs.

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