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50 W Washington St, Richard J. Daley Plaza Civic Center, Chicago, IL 60602-1305
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Picasso Statue Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The main reason to locate the Picasso statue is where its locate, the Daley plaza civic center, world famous for the end of the Blues brothers car smashing event, the statute is ok.

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big enough statue easy to find not far from culture centre off Michigan ave one of many to see in Chicago

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank julie1653217
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in Daley Plaza, in the Loop area of Chicago, this is another wonderful piece of public art. It is a joy walking the streets of the city and encountering beauty everywhere. The Chicago Picasso is an untitled monumental sculpture by Pablo Picasso (50 feet...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed 11 September 2019

Another fine piece of art around the city. As with any Picasso I can look at this statue for hours and keep seeing something different the more I study it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rudy F
Reviewed 2 September 2019

What a fun and quirky piece of art! What made it more fun was sliding down the slanted part and hearing the recording (find the link at the SE corner of the plaza).

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank C-02
Reviewed 30 August 2019

I always enjoy checking out the Picasso sculpture when I am in downtown Chicago. I remember when it was first put up and was really a shock to me. Now, it is such a part of the scene.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Randall W
Reviewed 19 August 2019

very interesting part to see...and to take picture and care...about arts and be part of picasso destiny..many museums...and more....all around chicago...

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2019 via mobile

Park the car at downtown use the website of SpotHero to find the parking location and paid. It's convenient...

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank noic2015
Reviewed 28 July 2019

Certain to grab your attention . Definitely a what is it moment. As with most modern art, you will see it and love it or will see it and pass on by. To me it was very interesting and well situated in time and place.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank charlesp142
Reviewed 2 July 2019 via mobile

Back in the day and over time, this has been a misunderstood and sometimes controversial piece of art. But now, over 50 years since it was placed in Daley Plaza, it’s viewed as a major piece of art and unique in the world. In my...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Cheryl C | Reviewed this property |
You want to head west on Washington from State.......Palmer House is on Monroe and State. Monroe is two block south of Washington. Once you get to Washington, turn left, cross Dearborn and the statue is right there. Have... More
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