Artist Nick Fury Focuses Latest Effort On Buildings That Survived The Great Fire
Oct22

Artist Nick Fury Focuses Latest Effort On Buildings That Survived The Great Fire

When we last caught up with local artist Nick Fury, he was displaying his work in a most unlikely venue — the CTA’s Ashland elevated train platform. Or maybe it was exactly the perfect spot for his art, since transit buses and trains have long been his favorite subject. Now, Fury has taken on a new subject: buildings. Specifically, those structures that survived the Great Fire 144 years ago. Fury’s artwork is on display on the...

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Transit Artist Nick Fury Goes High Above Ashland And Lake For His Latest Venue
Oct01

Transit Artist Nick Fury Goes High Above Ashland And Lake For His Latest Venue

The folks at the office supply store where Nick Fury shops must figure he uses a typewriter, and that he doesn’t do it very well. Fury goes through a lot of typewriter correcting tape. It’s not inked words that he’s covering, though. Fury is creating art and using a nontraditional medium. It takes a keen eye and steady hand to place the correcting tape in straight lines and curves to develop visual images, but Fury has the technique...

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