Irv Kupcinet (sculpture)

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Irv Kupcinet
Chicago, June 2015 - 118.jpg
The statue in 2015
Irv Kupcinet is located in Chicago metropolitan area
Irv Kupcinet
Irv Kupcinet
Location in Chicago
ArtistPreston Jackson
Year2006 (2006)
MediumBronze sculpture
SubjectIrv Kupcinet
LocationChicago, Illinois, U.S.
Coordinates41°53′16″N 87°37′34″W / 41.887689°N 87.626219°W / 41.887689; -87.626219Coordinates: 41°53′16″N 87°37′34″W / 41.887689°N 87.626219°W / 41.887689; -87.626219

Irv Kupcinet is an outdoor 2006 bronze sculpture by Preston Jackson depicting the American newspaper columnist of the same name, installed in Chicago, in the U.S. state of Illinois.[1][2][3] It is located on the sidewalk of Wacker Drive near its intersection with Wabash Avenue, just steps from the Chicago Riverwalk. The left hand of the sculpture gestures in the direction of Tribune Tower across the Chicago River.

Plaque for the sculpture

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  1. ^ "Columnist Irv Kupcinet remembered with statue dedication | OffBeat with Phil Potempa". Retrieved 2017-04-10.
  2. ^ "Statue of legendary columnist Irv Kupcinet missing - tribunedigital-chicagotribune". 2014-04-18. Retrieved 2017-04-10.
  3. ^ "Irv Kupcinet statue returns after repairs". Retrieved 2017-04-10.