Chicago Picasso facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsChicago Picasso
|Dimensions||15 m (50 ft)|
|Location||Daley Plaza, Chicago|
The Chicago Picasso (often just The Picasso) is an untitled monumental sculpture by Pablo Picasso in Chicago, Illinois. The sculpture was dedicated on August 15, 1967 in Daley Plaza in the Chicago Loop. It is 50 feet (15.2 m) tall and weighs 162 short tons (147 t). The Cubist sculpture by Picasso was the first such major public artwork in Downtown Chicago, and has become a well known landmark.
It is known for its inviting jungle gym-like characteristics. Visitors to Daley Plaza can often be seen climbing on and sliding down the base of the sculpture.
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Richard J. Daley Center and Daley Plaza in Chicago
Maquette on display at the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Picasso as seen at Christkindlmarkt
In Spanish: Chicago Picasso para niños
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