UNION STATION. Day and Night

Stanford White looked around him at the design team who had begun work on the Chicago World's Fair and said that it was "the greatest assemblage of talent since the Renaissance." Sculptor's who had "got their start" at the Fair became important figures of the early twentieth century. And the tradition of Architecture and Sculpture working hand in hand in Chicago had begun.

Above are Henry Hering's allegorical figures of Day and Night located in Union Station. They are fully integrated into the Architecture. See
http://www.architectureintheloop.blogspot.com/ for a contextural photo. This was the beginning of a long relationship between Sculptor Hering and Architect Anderson. Anderson soon gave Hering the largest commission of his career: The Field Museum.


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