This posting is a continuation of a series that can be found on my sidebar. I started the series with the idea of showing that art history is not linear, and that the totality of art is a never-ending circle of inspiration. Knowing that, all art should be viewed freshly.
The Aqua Building of Chicago was designed by Jeanne Gang (and a team she led) and completed in 2009. It rises 86 stories and mirrors the undulating lines of Antoni Gaudi's Casa Mila.
|Antoni Gaudi's Casa Mila, 1905 - 1910 | Jeanne Gang's Aqua Building, 2009|
|Joseph Pickett, c. 1918 | Charles Wysocki, c.1970|
|Photo by Julia Margaret Cameron, between 1864 and 1875 | Photo by Anne Geddes|
|Napoleon by Ingres, 1806 | Ice T by Kehinde Wiley, 2005|
|Matthew Boulton, early 1770s | The Yusupov Egg, Peter Carl Fabergé, 1907|
|Chateau Rastignac, 1789-1817 | The White House, 1824|