Exploring unexpected connections between twenty-four historic house museums in Chicago, the new At Home in Chicago website is playful, inventive, and like nothing else you’ve ever seen.
Trova’s invariably sleek, armless, slightly pot-bellied Falling Man is, for all its enigma, a uniquely contemporary figure—an everyman for the new technological age.
The Richard H. Driehaus Museum immerses visitors in one of the grandest residential buildings of 19th-century Chicago, the Gilded Age home of banker Samuel Mayo Nickerson.
This yawning—or growling—creature on a fiery background hung above the friendly clutter of curios in Trova’s home.
Born in 1848, Louis Comfort Tiffany would become the seminal artist of America’s Gilded Age.