Poetry Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, Sketch

A work made of ink and colored pencil on paper.

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  • A work made of ink and colored pencil on paper.

Date:

2008

Artist:

John Ronan Architects
American, founded 1997

John Ronan
American, born 1963

About this artwork

In 2003 Poetry magazine reorganized as the Poetry Foundation and decided to build a permanent home to advance its mission of raising the public profile of poetry. John Ronan’s design ensured the organization’s activities and resources would be visible from the street, thoughtfully putting the interior in dialogue with the surrounding civic environment. The sketches present views of the cultural space from the garden, which plays a key role as another “room” while also mediating between the street and the inside of the building.

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Architecture and Design

Artist

John Ronan (Architect)

Title

Poetry Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, Sketch

Origin

United States

Date

2008

Medium

Ink and colored pencil on paper

Dimensions

28 × 22 cm (11 × 8.5 in.)

Credit Line

Funds provided by the Architecture & Design Society

Reference Number

2012.158

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