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For a few years now Pop-Up Art Loop has taken vacant storefronts and areas of the Loop and given them to artists to transform into public art installations--both been inspiring and jarring.
Pop-Up Art Loop's largest project yet just so happens to be inside Block 37 where vacant storefronts are a dime a dozen. Actually, the project takes pretty much the whole third floor. It's a gargantuan 17,000-square-foot gallery space with five separate exhibitions curated by the Chicago Design Museum. There's photo works, paintings and insanely large optical illusionary works.
· 17,000 Square Foot Pop-Up Art Loop Gallery Coming [Loop Alliance]
· Pop Up Art Loop Snags Large Vacancy [Curbed]