Chicago - Chagall's Four Seasons

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    Marc Chagall's mosaic occupies a section of the First National Plaza at Dearborn and Monroe Streets.
    It's size and shape (70 feet long by 14 feet high by 10 feet wide) have earned it the nickname of "the boxcar mosaic".

    The design which wraps around all four sides of the rectangle was a gift to the city by the artist and the actual construction of it was privately funded. The colorful glass and stone used to construct it came from Italy, France, Norway, Belgium, and Israel. Chagall was present when the mosaic was dedicated on September 27, 1974.

    kampuisze, okajude, aleamosaic, and 2 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. mosaic art source 92 months ago | reply

      fantastic detail... thanks for sharing!!! I have blogged a few of your photos at mosaicartsource.blogspot.com/ please feel free to let me know if you'd rather I didn't...

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    2. mosaic art source 68 months ago | reply

      Hi, just started a group called Mosaic Art Source,we'd love you to join & have your mosaic photos added to the group!

    3. Pancho * * * 65 months ago | reply

      I spent several snowy days in Dec 2000 watching the mosaic. Any time I had the opportunity I rush to there to see this unending treasure of Art.

      Thank you. Greetings from Montevideo, Uruguay
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