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11 Chicago Public Artworks You Didn't Know Existed

Daniel Hautzinger
Richard Serra's 'Reading Cones' in Chicago's Grant Park.
Richard Serra's 'Reading Cones' in Grant Park.

Sure, everyone knows the Picasso, the Bean, and Calder's Flamingo. But there are a lot more outstanding pieces of public art in downtown Chicago, by some of the most renowned artists of the twentieth century, from Augustus Saint-Gaudens to Sol LeWitt to Frank Stella. Discover ten pieces of art that are hiding just beyond your normal haunts in the Loop, and one fantastic work – another Calder – that used to be in one of Chicago's biggest tourist attractions, but has just recently been removed. Click the icon in the top-right corner to view a larger version of the map.