• Collection ID 1987.0106
  • Creator Names Schmidt, Diane.
  • Title "The Chicago Exhibition" project photographs [graphic].
  • Dates 1979-1984.
  • Physical description 1.5 linear feet, including 19 images (1 box)
  • Access and usage restrictions Advance appointment required to view color materials in cold storage.
  • Collection summary Color (6) and black-and-white photographs (13) by photographer Diane J. Schmidt in collaboration with performance artist Michele Fitzsimmons. The photographs comprise a portion of "The Chicago Exhibition" portfolio and depict a nude Michele Fitzsimmons set against a backdrop of Chicago landmarks and scenes such as the Art Institute, Courthouse Place, the Drake Hotel, the El (elevated CTA train), the Empire Paper Company, the Madison Street Bridge, the Night Skyline, the Northwestern Train Station, the Picasso sculpture, Randolph and Wells (AKA Lake and Wells), the Sears Tower, the St. Patrick's Day parade, the Tunnel to the I.C. (Illinois Central), the Water Tower, the Wrigley Building, and the Zoo Rookery.
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Donor retains copyright. Images may not be reproduced without consent of the creators and when published must be accompanied by credit line. Copyright 1985, Diane J. Schmidt / Michele Fitzsimmons.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the Chicago exhibition portfolio [graphic] (1998.0029.1-56) of which 1987.0106 is a portion; and The Chicago exhibition / Michele Fitzsimmons, Diane Schmidt (call# TR675 .S35 1985).
  • Acquisition information Purchased from the artist (Michele Fitzsimmons).
  • Names
    • Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973. Chicago Picasso (Sculpture)
    • Sears Tower (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Water Tower (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Wrigley Building (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Fitzsimmons, Michele, artist.
  • Subjects
    • Photography, Artistic
    • Photography, Humorous
    • Photography Illinois Chicago Exhibitions.
    • Nudes Illinois Chicago 1980-1989. lctgm
    • Elevated railroads Illinois Chicago 1980-1989. lctgm
    • Saint Patrick's Day Parade (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Women Illinois Chicago 1980-1989. lctgm
    • Performance art Illinois Chicago 1980-1989. lctgm
    • Performance artists Illinois Chicago 1980-1989. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage
    • Loop (Chicago, Ill.) 1980-1989.
    • North Avenue Beach (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Chicago (Ill.) Intellectual life 1980-1989.
    • Near North Side (Chicago, Ill.) 1980-1989.
    • Buckingham Fountain (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Genre
    • Photographic prints Color. gmgpc
    • Photographic prints. gmgpc