Chicago loses Oscar statuettes to New York

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Oscar statuettes have been crafted by Chicago’s R.S. Owens and Co. since 1983. | Sun-Times file photo

Those impeccable, glistening, gold Oscar statuettes, once the product of Chicago-based R.S. Owens and Co., will now be made in New York.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences today announced that Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry, based in Rock Tavern, New York, will exclusively create the coveted awards starting with this year’s ceremony.

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