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Jitish Kallat to Present Provocative Work of Art on Art Institute's Grand Staircase

First Posted: 11/05/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:35 PM ET

Jitish Kallat

artdaily.com:

CHICAGO, IL.- This fall, acclaimed contemporary artist Jitish Kallat turns the landmark Art Institute Grand Staircase into a meditation on religious tolerance, drawing on the museumʼs own history in concert with the most devastating terrorist attack on American soil. Public Notice 3, a site-specific installation, brings together two key historical moments: the first Parliament of the World's Religions, opening on September 11, 1893, in what is now the museum's Fullerton Hall, and the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon 108 years later, on that very date.

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