List of public art in Chicago

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This is a list of public art in Chicago, in the United States. This list applies only to works of public art on permanent display in an outdoor public space. For example, this does not include artworks in museums.

Images may be missing from this page, due to issues with freedom of panorama.

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Wikidata Notes
2004-09-07 1800x2400 chicago picasso.jpg Chicago Picasso Daley Plaza

41°53′01″N 87°37′48″W / 41.88361°N 87.62997°W / 41.88361; -87.62997
1967 (1967) Pablo Picasso Sculpture Steel Height: 15 metres (49 ft) Q5095736 [1]
Flamingo Calder.jpg Flamingo Federal Plaza

41°52′44″N 87°37′47″W / 41.87881°N 87.62967°W / 41.87881; -87.62967
1973 (1973) Alexander Calder Sculpture Steel Height: 16.20 metres (53.1 ft) General Services Administration Q3073296 [2]
Cloud Gate Millennium Park

41°52′58″N 87°37′24″W / 41.882697°N 87.623303°W / 41.882697; -87.623303
2004 (2004) Anish Kapoor Sculpture Stainless steel Height: 13.4 metres (44 ft) Q589099 [3]
Monument with Standing Beast, James R. Thompson Center, Chicago, Illinois (9179429211).jpg Monument with Standing Beast James R. Thompson Center

41°53′06″N 87°37′51″W / 41.8851112°N 87.6309716°W / 41.8851112; -87.6309716
1984 (1984) Jean Dubuffet Sculpture Fiberglass Height: 8.8 metres (29 ft) Q6906917 [4]
Merchandise Mart Hall of Fame Merchandise Mart Plaza

41°53′16″N 87°38′07″W / 41.887862°N 87.635315°W / 41.887862; -87.635315
1953 (1953) Sculpture Bronze [5]
Four Seasons Chase Tower (Chicago)

41°53′01″N 87°37′48″W / 41.88361°N 87.62997°W / 41.88361; -87.62997
1974 (1974) Marc Chagall Mosaic Glass Height: 14.3 metres (47 ft) Width: 3 metres (9.8 ft) Q5095736
20080517 Crown Fountain towers from overhead.jpg Crown Fountain Millennium Park

41°53′01″N 87°37′48″W / 41.88361°N 87.62997°W / 41.88361; -87.62997
2004 (2004) Jaume Plensa Fountain Granite and light-emitting diodes Height: 15.2 metres (50 ft) Q5095736
Agora Grant Park, 1135 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

41°52′05″N 87°37′24″W / 41.868068°N 87.623397°W / 41.868068; -87.623397
2004 (2004) Magdalena Abakanowicz Sculpture Hollow, seamless pieces of iron that have been allowed to rust, creating a reddish appearance and a bark-like texture. Height: The figures are 2.7 metres (8.9 ft) tall and weigh approximately 820 kilograms (1,810 lb) [6]
Chicago - Miró's Chicago 2.jpg Miró's Chicago Brunswick Plaza, Chicago

41°52′59″N 87°37′49″W / 41.883063°N 87.630350°W / 41.883063; -87.630350
1981 (1981) Joan Miró Sculpture steel, wire mesh, concrete, bronze, and ceramic tile Height: 12 metres (39 ft)
Gentlemen 330 North Wabash

41°53′19″N 87°37′39″W / 41.888611°N 87.627583°W / 41.888611; -87.627583
2015 (2015) Ju Ming Sculpture bronze [7]
Panorama of the Fountain of Time.JPG Fountain of Time Washington Park (Chicago park) Lorado Taft Sculpture Concrete

References[edit]

  1. ^ Artner, Alan G. "Chicago's Picasso sculpture". www.chicagotribune.com. Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  2. ^ "Search results for: flamingo calder, page 1 - Collections Search Center, Smithsonian Institution". collections.si.edu.
  3. ^ "Cloud Gate in Millennium Park". www.cityofchicago.orgm. Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  4. ^ "Jean Dubuffet's Monument with Standing Beast". www.cityofchicago.orgm. Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  5. ^ Jyoti (November 14, 2007). "Chicago Riverwalk: Merchandise Mart Hall of Fame - by Various Artists". Public Art in Chicago. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
  6. ^ Modern sculpture of 106 headless 9-ft. cast iron figures by Polish artist Magdalena Abakanowicz
  7. ^ Srivastava, Jyoti. "Chicago River North Bank: The Gentlemen Statues – by Ju Ming". Public Art in Chicago. Retrieved April 26, 2019.

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