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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Picasso statue has been drawing stares and comments for over 50 years. If you have an opportunity to see it up close, see what you think it is.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank WorldPartner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The statue is very Picasso and is nice to look at. We didn't stop and stare at it for hours but just gave it a quick look while we were in the area. Seeing art is always a fun stop and if in the area...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

I like public art displayed in the streets and squares. This huge metal construction has big open space surrounding. Great place to people watch. Sometimes there is open market organized on that square.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank grigolm
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Chicago has so much fantastic public art, this is just one of many displays that adds to the city's culture and public persona.See more of its history in the Art Institute. For me, this huge metal creation is associated with this city. Plus the kids...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Studio69
Reviewed 21 November 2018

So we walked around and came upon this statue on accident. I thought, hey, that looks like what picasso would do with a statue, and what do you know! it IS a picasso statue. Very neat to be able to get up close and see...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank or_current_resident
Reviewed 6 November 2018

It's magical to be walking down the streets of Chicago, and then bump into this gorgeous piece of art. It's large, so you can see it for some distance. On our visit, they were just setting up for the Christmas Market, so we couldn't get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We stumbled across this artwork while walking through the city and didn't realize what it was until later. As with most good art, we stopped, looked, and tried to figure it out. If we'd known it was a Picasso we probably would have spent a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ScottandJanelle
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Easy to visit, always amazing to see. A Chicago landmark. You aren't supposed to slide down it, but you totally can.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leah v
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This is an iconic piece of art you should experience while in Chicago. Just a short walk from Millennium Park and if the weather is rough, you can take the underground PedWay from Millennium Station. The ChristKindle Market is in this plaza in November and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarieA631
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Often the view is obstructed by various events being held on Daly Plaza or it might appear as an obscure looking jungle gym with people climbing on it. Spend a few minutes looking & then learn the back story via google for more information

Date of experience: July 2018
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