Overlooked Art

I wonder how many people walk through Chicago’s Cultural Center on a daily basis and don’t even notice the beautiful mosaic tile beneath their feet.

Art in Mosaic
Chicago’s Cultural Center

The overlooked art of mosaic tile on the floor of Chicago’s landmark is often missed as people look for the Tiffany Dome overhead.

Tiffany Dome
Tiffany Dome – Chicago’s Cultural Center

Images copyright – Irene Tron.  All rights reserved.

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Floor
Colors & Letters – Start w/letter M (mosaic)

 

 

In Miniature

Two of 68 Thorne rooms in miniature – libraries with fireplaces.

English Library - Queen Anne
English Library in Miniature

First, an English library from the Queen Anne era.

French Library - Louis XV
French Library in Miniature

Followed by the French period of Louis XV.   The Thorne miniatures can be seen at the Chicago Art Institute.

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Irene Tron, photographer

Photo a Day – fireplace

In Miniature

New Hampshire Entrance Hall, 1799 – in miniature

Entrance Hall in Miniature
Art Institute Chicago – Thorne Miniature Rooms

One of 68 Thorne Miniature Rooms at the Art Institute in Chicago.

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Irene Tron, photographer

CB&W – any kind of tables or chairs