Thursday, September 24, 2009

Bronzeville - The Recognition Panels

The Recognition Panels ..
Artist: Mary Brogger
Description: Laser cut steel
Installed: 1996
Location: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
between 24th and 25th streets ..
City of Chicago Public Art Collection ..

Mary Brogger's design for The Recognition panels is based on a motif found in the stone relief carvings atop the Victory Monument. The pattern consists of a shield surrounded by a decorative acanthus vine with various icons commemorating aspects of Bronzeville's legacy.

The Victory Monument, with the stone relief carving from which the The Recognition Panels design is derived.

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