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Oriental Theater Chicago Poster featuring the painting Oriental Theater Chicago by Tom Shropshire


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10.00" x 8.00"


12.00" x 10.00"


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Oriental Theater Chicago Poster

Tom Shropshire

by Tom Shropshire


Product Details

Oriental Theater Chicago poster by Tom Shropshire.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

Design Details

As one of the first motion picture palaces whose décor was inspired by the Far... more

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Poster Tags

posters city rain city lights city streets

Painting Tags

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Comments (2)

Donatella Muggianu

Donatella Muggianu

Enchanting work

Tom Shropshire replied:

Thank you Donatella

Artist's Description

As one of the first motion picture palaces whose décor was inspired by the Far East, Chicago’s Oriental Theatre opened to much fanfare on May 8, 1926. The theater eventually fell into disrepair and was closed to the public in 1981. Rescued in 1996, Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley announced that the Oriental would be restored to its original grandeur for the presentation of live stage musicals. It was renamed the Ford Center for the Performing Arts in 1997. (I have also painted the Chicago Theater and Milwaukee’s Oriental movie theater)

About Tom Shropshire

Tom Shropshire

All originals are available for sale on my website; American artist Tom Shropshire is a contemporary impressionist and calls his style of painting “Traditional with a Twist”, because his work often includes unexpected elements of pulp art, dreams, or fantasy. "As an Urban fantasy artist, I am known for contemporary night city scenes, dramatic landscapes, seascapes, and narrative works inspired by pop culture, film, and pulp fiction. I try to express mystery, beauty, and wonder in all my work.The city at night has always intrigued me as well, and I find myself returning to the subject again and again. Atmospheric city night scenes have become my signature style but I continue to paint Fantasy and representational...



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