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Art Poster featuring the photograph Chicago Art Institute Guardian by Sebastian Musial

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10.00" x 8.00"

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12.00" x 10.00"

 

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Chicago Art Institute Guardian Poster

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Chicago Art Institute Guardian poster by Sebastian Musial.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Flanking the entrance to the Art Institute of Chicago, Edward Kemeys' lions are among the city’s most beloved and recognizable sculptures. A largely self-taught artist who became famous for his sculptures of wild animals, Edward Kemeys (1843-1907), established a studio in Chicago in 1892. The following year, the World’s Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park showcased twelve of his sculptures in plaster including massive jaguars, bears, and bison. At the fair, Kemeys’ lions were placed at the entrance to the Fine Arts Palace (now the Museum of Science and Industry). Mrs. Henry Field donated the funds to recast the lions in bronze and install them in front of the Art Institute’s new building in Grant Park in 1894. Prior to their official dedication, the Chicago Tribune reported that Kemeys said that the lions were "conceived as guarding the building.” He explained that the south lion is “attracted by something in the distance which he is closely watching,” and that the north lion “has h...

About Sebastian Musial

Sebastian Musial

Follow @sebphotog Like my facebook page to receive a discount. Sebastian Musial was born and raised in Wroclaw (Poland), a city founded some 1000 years ago. Surrounded by medieval churches and modern buildings, Sebastian learned to find the extraordinary in the everyday world. When he was about to enter high school, he got his very own camera. A used Russian Zenit may not have been state of the art, but it allowed Sebastian to pursue his fascination with photography and share what he saw with others. Shortly after turning sixteen, Sebastian and his family moved to Chicago. Even before the big move, Sebastian’s parents instilled in him the love of travel. After many family trips to various National Parks, he was ready to...

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