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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Chicago El stories

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Local artist Jonathan Gitelson, whose car project was the subject of a 2005 Reader feature, was commissioned to do an awesome art installation called Chicago El Stories for the Armitage Brown Line station, a 21st century version of Olivia Gude's Where Have You Been? Where Are You Going? oral history mural in Hyde Park. Gitelson's Web site is wonderful; the finale of his online "book" The Ballad of Carl Wilson moved me. (via)

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