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This Chicago Theatre Marquee Blueprint art is an homage not only to the famous sign that hangs over that Chicago landmark but to the beautiful design style of many of the classic marquees from the same era. There’s a reason that movie theaters today are often built with a similar style. It has a look that the public has connected with emotionally for generations now. When you see one of those signs looming ahead, you know it is, or at least was, a theater! And for those of us who love the movies, there’s an almost Pavlovian response!
This artwork was designed to look as if it might be a vintage blueprint, the very drafts for the design that a customer may have signed off on decades ago. Blueprints have a simple beauty to them that catches our eyes. I think its because of the simplicity of them. They have a relatively simple color scheme and they are essentially line art which aims to illustrate what the 3D object would look like. I think this is an artwork style that appeals to more than just the architects among us.
This Chicago Theatre Marquee blueprint art has appeal for people who love Chicago. Whether they’ve lived there or just love to visit, they’ve likely seen the sign. After all, that old marquee is frequently seen in travel articles, etc. It’s pretty much a symbol for Chicago itself. And that makes this a great print to use to proclaim your love for Chicago. Whether you call Chicago home or you once did, it’s a print that is a conversation starter and communicates your feelings for the city and its history.
I hope you’ll take a moment to share your thoughts on this unique artwork. If you found yourself attracted to this particular Chicago print, I hope you’ll discuss it. Does it remind you of a particular memory or does it simply say “home” for you? Like the rest of my work, this print is available in a range of sizes from quite small prints which make great keepsakes to large wall art that you can center your room around. Maybe you have a home theater that needs a touch of Chicago class? If you have any questions about this artwork, purchasing prints, or comments in general, you can send me a message directly with your thoughts.
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I ordered a framed print of the Macon County Clinic and Nurses house . My mother… worked there from 1956 until the clinic closed. Now 80 and retired for many years , she often talks about the many people she remembers from those days, My brother and myself were all born and treated there by Dr. Fred and Dr. Tom. We thought the framed picture would be something she would get great joy from and probably stir a few memories. It is a beautiful artwork and looking forward to seeing her face when she gets this gift on Christmas. Thanks for the Great GIFT!!
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I’m Mark Tisdale, a Georgia artist whose journey started with a love of travel and a desire to capture the beautiful places I saw. It’s a path that has changed my life in ways I never would have imagined. I feel quite fortunate to spend my days doing something I love. I have been working as an artist for over a decade and I have supported myself as a full time artist for eight years and counting.
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