Urban Buddha Resides Temporarily in Chicago

November 28, 2016 by: Ben Heimsath

A public art installation in Chicago’s Grant park was installed last month. The piece dominates the southern edge of the public space, right next to a skatepark. Made entirely of recycled wood, the 15 foot tall piece is an abstract representation of the sitting Buddha. The creation of Tibetan-born contemporary artist, Tashi Norbu, the work’s formal name is “Be the Flower, Not the Bee,” a ... Read More

Religious / Sacred Symbols / Sustainable Deisgn