Sunday, February 1, 2009

3. Administration Building, Columbian Exposition

This is an image of the Administration Building at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. I became interested in the Columbian Exposition after moving to Chicago and reading The Devil in the White City. I made a trip to the Harold Washington library and found many images of the extraordinary campus created for the first Chicago World's Fair. This painting was made as a donation to the Zebra Ball, which raises money for the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation.
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