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Theo Jansen's website http://www.strandbeest.com/
CBS News: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/wind-powered-beasts-that-are-works-of-art/
TimeOut Chicago: http://www.timeout.com/chicago/blog/strandbeest-strolls-through-millennium-park-before-exhibition-020416
You can see eight of Jansen's Strandbeests (plus sketches and photos of his previous work) for free at the Chicago Cultural Center
beginning Friday through May 1 as part of “Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen,” the artist’s first major American exhibition tour.
Jansen, who studied physics, creates masterpieces that combine art with engineering and science.
An opening preview with the artist will take place Friday, February 5th, 2016 from 7–9pm at the Cultural Center
, or you can take the kids for Strandbeest STEAM Family Day on Saturday, February 6th, 2016 from noon–4pm.
On Sunday from 1–3pm, the artist will join Lawrence Weschler, Chicago Humanities Festival’s emeritus artistic director, for a discussion of Jansen’s experiences over the last 25 years of making his Strandbeests.
For a full list of events and daily demonstrations, visit ChicagoCulturalCenter.org.
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