Feature Image: East side (detail), Marc Chagall, Four Seasons, 1972, Chase Tower Plaza, Chicago. 5/2014 7.44 mb 92%.
Composed of thousands of inlaid chips in over 250 colors, The Four Seasons (1972) mosaic in Chase Tower Plaza, Chicago, by Marc Chagall (1887-1985) portrays scenes of Chicago. It features Chagall’s modernist art informed by the Russian-Jewish artist’s heritage and images found in his paintings, including birds, fish, flowers, suns and human figures. Chagall observed that “the seasons represent human life, both physical and spiritual, at its different ages.”