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Chicago Picasso
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Artist Pablo Picasso
Year 1967
Type Sculpture
Dimensions 15 m (50 ft)
Location Daley Plaza, Chicago
Coordinates 41°53′01″N 87°37′48″W / 41.88361°N 87.62997°W / 41.88361; -87.62997Coordinates: 41°53′01″N 87°37′48″W / 41.88361°N 87.62997°W / 41.88361; -87.62997

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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