Illinois art work captures the unique spirit of a place—the landscape,
the light, the architecture, the people. Look at these images of places
in Illinois and make connections to the feeling that the artist captured
that expressed the essence of a particular place and time.
you explore these landscapes, look for clues the artist included to understanding
the spirit of each place. Think about how you would interpret the spirit
of your favorite place, and what your favorite place has in common with
any of these.