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Saturday, August 6, 2016

Memories and Mobsters

I was lucky to attend the Chicago Sketch Seminar the second weekend in July. I grew up in Chicago and haven't really spent much time there since I left almost 50 years ago (!). The first day I meandered along the Magnificant Mile - North Michigan Avenue.

I stopped in to lunch at the Museum of Contemporary Art.





The seminar was great and I'm excited that next year's symposium will be there. In addition to sketches I did as part of the workshops I paid some visits to familiar locations - familiar because of plein-air oil paintings my father had done back in the '60's.

You can read about a little mob history and my history on my blog:  olysketcher.com. Here's a peek:









2 comments:

  1. For many years I drove into Chicago to visit The Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Thanks for posting the sketches, especially the grand entry to the art institute.

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    1. Very cool. Didn't remember you are a Midwesterner. Yes it's definitely a grand entry. Thanks, Kathleen.

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