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

11 Chicago Public Artworks You Didn't Know Existed

Daniel Hautzinger

Everyone knows the Picasso and the Bean, but there's a lot more outstanding public art waiting just around the corner in downtown Chicago. Discover ten works by some of the twentieth century's most famous artists, and a piece that was just removed from a major Chicago tourist attraction.
The unveiling of the Chicago Picasso. Photo: Courtesy DCASE

A "Colossal Booboo": The Incredible Story of the Chicago Picasso

Daniel Hautzinger

One of Chicago's most iconic emblems came out of an unlikely alliance between a gruff, conservative mayor and a sensuous, progressive artist. Through the mediation of a charming bon vivant architect, they changed the face of public art in America. 
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