Posts Categorized: Chicago

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“Continuum” – An Exhibition by Julie Rotblatt-Amrany

“ We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.” – Rumi “For the past several years, my passion as an artist has been to render the 3-D figure moving through space. Today I am incorporating infinite space around us; it is packed with energy, in the tiniest of forms, they call it quantum […]

Explore Adler: Our Sculpture Installation of James Lovell

  The Adler Planetarium on Northerly Island in Chicago is the home of Quest for Exploration, our sculpture installation of Apollo 13 captain James Lovell. The sculpture depicts Lovell floating in the Apollo 13 lunar module above the moon’s cratered surface, with the earth spinning calmly in the distance. Lovell holds up his thumb to measure […]

The 2015 Winter Classic to be Held in Nationals Park

Blackhawks fans everywhere will soon be making the grand pilgrimage to D.C. to watch their team battle it out against the Washington Capitals at the 7th annual Winter Classic on New Year’s Day. Since its beginning, the Classic has been held in Chicago, Boston, Buffalo, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. Before the Stanley Cup Finals in Chicago […]

What to Do During the Holidays in Chicago

In the middle of the holiday season, you may be scrambling for things to do with your family and friends coming to visit.  Whether you’re a seasoned Chicago resident or new to the area, there’s never a shortage of things for you to do or see in the city. There’s plenty of great shopping in the Chicago […]

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A Look Back at 6 NHL Statues of Hockey Legends from Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany

It’s hockey season, and there’s nothing we love more than watching our favorite NHL teams hit the ice.  Over the years, Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany has been honored to create several permanent bronze monuments commemorating NHL legends from teams across the United States. With the 2014 hockey season upon us, we are taking a […]

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Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany Announces Unveiling of Sculpture to Honor Retiring White Sox Slugger, Paul Konerko

This past Saturday, September 27th, Sculptor Lou Cella from Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany attended “Paul Konerko Day” at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago along with other Studio members. The Studio and Lou Cella were proud to unveil their latest work; a life-size bronze statue of Paul Konerko, to commemorate the player’s last weekend as […]

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Julie Rotblatt-Amrany Featured in Art & Science Exhibition at New York Hall of Science Opening October 11th

Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany is excited to announce that studio co-founder Julie Rotblatt-Amrany will have a mixed media sculpture titled Neuron Interface featured in the 16th international Art & Science juried exhibition, organized by Art & Science Collaborations. The exhibition will be held at the New York Hall of Science from October […]

Julie Rotblatt-Amrany Speaks at Multiverse Art and Science Convention August 28th in Chicago

In August, Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany co-founder, Julie Rotblatt-Amrany was a featured speaker at a prestigious Art and Science conference held on August 28th in Chicago. The conference, titled Multiverse: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies, was held at the LeRoy Neiman Center and was presented by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, […]

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Chicago Bears Founder Immortalized in Soldier Field Monument

Football season is officially starting again, as is the joy of tailgating and discussing past memories of football stars and great plays.  If you start talking about the history of the Chicago Bears or the greats that have come through the ranks, you would be remiss to leave out the legendary George Halas. He was […]

Meet the Artists: Oscar Leon and Lou Cella

Oscar Leon Oscar Leon is one of Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany’s extremely talented studio artists. From the age of eighteen, he studied oil painting at the Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Art. He grew up in the Chicagoland area and has always had a deep appreciation for fine arts. He studied […]

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Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany Announces Newest Sculpture Installation: Rosalind Franklin

Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany is proud to announce their latest sculpture, a larger than life bronze of Rosalind Franklin. The sculpture was unveiled May 29th, in front of The Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, in North Chicago, IL. The figure is set in a granite base and is installed on […]

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6 Facts About Picasso You Probably Didn’t Know

Pablo Picasso is known worldwide for his intriguing paintings..  Here are 10 fun facts about Picasso that you probably didn’t know: 1. Pablo Picasso wasn’t his real name.  Well, not his entire name, at least.  His whole name, all 23 words of it, is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios […]

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Chicago Blackhawk Bobby Hull Statue Still Stands Tall

When art and sports meet in Cicero, the community gets inspired. In 2011, Cicero, with the help of Wirtz Beverage Illinois, opened the Bobby Hull Community Ice Rink.  Hosting up to 800 skaters on any given winter Friday or Saturday, the ice rink is a way for the community to encourage kids to stay fit […]

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Chicago Art Legends and Legacies

The Art Institute of Chicago not only celebrates the art pieces that line their walls and displays, but they also celebrate the artists who have created them.  The museum has done so again by bestowing the Legends and Legacy Award on another great artist.  This award is reserved for living African American artists who have […]

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Art Therapy Proven to Increase Patient Happiness

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago offers a completely unique and inspiring way of healing called, “Art Therapy”. Art therapy provides an escape for those whose minds are overfilled with doctors, prognoses, and therapy.  While illness and injury can weigh heavily on an individual’s emotions, art creates a way for them to get away from it all.  […]

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Chicago Art Becomes Accessible to All

For those of us who are able move around independently and without difficulty, it is easy to take for granted how we can experience art around Chicago, from the various museums to street art. Some people who are not able to get around as easily could miss out on all the city has to offer […]

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Story Behind the Faces of Millennium Park

  Everyone who has wandered the paths of Millennium Park knows about the unique structures that reside there.  Some of the most popular are the two structures that show faces and occasionally spout water, which cast shadows over the armies of children splashing in the water on hot summer days. But the story behind how […]

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Experience Chicago in a New Way

Looking at the Chicago skyline makes us appreciate how visually impressive the city is that we live in.  But when was the last time that you looked at the buildings that make up the skyline?  Look closely.  I can bet that even many Chicago natives haven’t taken the time to get to know the great […]

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Frank Thomas Inducted into Baseball Hall 0f Fame

Whether you root for the Cubs or the Sox come baseball season, all of Chicago can join together when one of the city’s most loved baseball players is recognized and celebrated.  Last month former White Sox player, Frank Thomas, was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Although he was born in Georgia, Frank […]