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Picasso Statue

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Address: 50 W Washington St, Richard J. Daley Plaza Civic Center, Chicago, IL 60602-1305
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Quick detour inside the loop

It is worth it to stop by and see the statue and open square (especially for Blues Brothers fans). It won't take long but is still beautiful and odd. We also noticed that all the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Mansfield, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is worth it to stop by and see the statue and open square (especially for Blues Brothers fans). It won't take long but is still beautiful and odd. We also noticed that all the big downtown sculptures have miniatures in the Art Institute...we saw them the day before.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

i have seen this picasso statue so many times it is ok with me it was designed by pablo diego on august 1967 it at the richard daley center civic center in chicago not only can you look at these statues you can read about them on your computer this would be grate learning for every one

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My first night in Chicago, my now girlfriend walked my friend and me to the statue with our other mutual friend. The four of us took turns sliding down together.

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Thank Jason R
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The "Picasso" is located in Richard Daley Plaza. Try to visit around Xmas Time. The annual Christkindlmarkt (German Christmas Market). is held here every year. The food and crafts stalls are erected around the statue.

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Northbrook, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love it or hate it? You decide. You simply ave to decide for yourself. it is Art after all. I love it! You??????????????????????????????????????????????????

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Danville, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Picasso in Chicago is just fantastic. Yes a lot of money spent but the more I see it the more I appreciate it. I am not that big of a fan of modern art , but this is public art, art for the people, not just a few. I had to chew on this concept for 2 decades.

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Renton, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled across this statue while walking downtown in the theater district area. It's just in the middle of this open space area and definitely makes you think about what it could be.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a spectacular piece of civic art in a city known for its patronage of artists. It is also an easy locatin to find and use as a rendezvous after a day of sightseeing.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location may have to be changed if the Thompson building comes down! It's a fun place for the kids to climb on the statue.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Part of Chicago just like Willis Tower and Navy Pier. Admittedly it does not DO anything except be huge and created by Picasso. How can you not love it?

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