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This artwork is a digitally altered photograph of the waterspout on Bond Chapel with intensified shades of green. It was previously displayed at the South Side Impressions exhibit at the Beverly Art Center in Chicago. Coolidge & Hodgdon designed Bond Chapel at the University of Chicago during the Gothic Revival period of architecture. I am an architect, as well as an artist, and I really enjoy the buildings on the main quadrangle at the university.

In the words of the university website: “Praised at the time of their inception, the towering limestone structures of the Main Quadrangles have now fulfilled their roles as the University’s sentinels for more than 100 years and become synonymous with permanence and immortality to generations of students. In the dialogue between … the lush flora and principal architect Henry Ives Cobb’s erudite stylistic choice, we come across one of the great moments of American architecture.”

This photo is part of my Digital Gothic cityscape series that includes digitally altered views of architectural details. My digital art is printed on enhanced matte, archival paper. It is shipped well-protected in a sturdy cardboard tube. If you prefer a larger or smaller size photo please use the message link on the right side of the screen, “Questions for the seller” to contact me. I can also provide prints on canvas.

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Enhanced matte, archival paper

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Waterspout On Bond Chapel, University Of Chicago (2011)
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This artwork is a digitally altered photograph of the waterspout on Bond Chapel with intensified shades of green. It was previously displayed at the South Side Impressions exhibit at the Beverly Art Center in Chicago. Coolidge & Hodgdon designed Bond Chapel at the University of Chicago during the Gothic Revival period of architecture. I am an architect, as well as an artist, and I really enjoy the buildings on the main quadrangle at the university.

In the words of the university website: “Praised at the time of their inception, the towering limestone structures of the Main Quadrangles have now fulfilled their roles as the University’s sentinels for more than 100 years and become synonymous with permanence and immortality to generations of students. In the dialogue between … the lush flora and principal architect Henry Ives Cobb’s erudite stylistic choice, we come across one of the great moments of American architecture.”

This photo is part of my Digital Gothic cityscape series that includes digitally altered views of architectural details. My digital art is printed on enhanced matte, archival paper. It is shipped well-protected in a sturdy cardboard tube. If you prefer a larger or smaller size photo please use the message link on the right side of the screen, “Questions for the seller” to contact me. I can also provide prints on canvas.

Materials used:

Enhanced matte, archival paper

Tags:
#uchicago #university of chicago #bond chapel #water spout #cityscape #urban #city #architecture #architectural #gothic #chicago #chapel #university #gothic revival architecture 
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Leon Sarantos graduated from the College of Arts and Architecture at the University of Michigan. He lives in Chicago and has taken classes at the Art Institute of Chicago... Read more

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