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Man looking at Jaume Plensa Crown fountain | Photo Art Print

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In this evocative black and white photograph, I have captured a solitary man standing at the base of the iconic Crown Fountain in Chicago's Millennium Park. His hands tucked in his pockets, he looks up, seemingly lost in thought as he contemplates the colossal public art installation before him. This fine art photograph showcases the fusion of urban architecture and artistic creativity, highlighting the engaging interplay between human interaction and its surroundings.

The Crown Fountain, designed by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa, is in downtown Chicago, Illinois, USA. This innovative piece of interactive public art features two 50-foot tall glass brick towers with LED screens displaying the faces of Chicago residents, creating a mesmerizing visual experience. Completed in 2004, the Crown Fountain has become a symbol of the city's commitment to the arts and a popular gathering place for locals and tourists.

From a photographic standpoint, the image captures a compelling contrast between the individual and the imposing urban landscape. The black and white treatment accentuates the intricate textures of the glass bricks, emphasizing the juxtaposition between the human figure's softness and the surrounding environment's hardness. The composition leads the viewer's eye to the towering artwork, creating a sense of wonder and curiosity.

In summary, this fine art photograph showcases the power of public art and its ability to engage and inspire those who encounter it. The solitary figure offers a moment of contemplation, allowing the viewer to connect with the scene personally.

© Dan Kosmayer, 2011 

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Enjoy museum-grade signed prints, free global delivery, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. Each fine art print showcases my passion for photography and exceptional quality and is hand-signed in pencil on the reverse side, and includes a certificate of authenticity and a lifetime warranty against fading, with the assurance of a full reimbursement within 30 days if needed.

The fine art prints are of the highest museum quality, printed on acid-free 100% cotton paper with a velvety, subtly textured, warm-tone finish. Archival inks ensure photographs with sharp precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues.

Please note that frames are not included.

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As the creator, I personally print, sign, and package every print at my studio in Haliburton, Ontario. These prints are then shipped worldwide via Canada Post free of charge. Therefore, delivery times can vary based on location, anywhere from a few days to several weeks.

Additionally, when traveling and shooting on location, orders placed during these periods will be dispatched upon my return. This may result in delivery times extending to several weeks. However, rest assured that the wait for these unique pieces is well worth it!

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