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Picasso Statue

50 W Washington St, Richard J. Daley Plaza Civic Center, Chicago, IL 60602-1305
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50 W Washington St, Richard J. Daley Plaza Civic Center, Chicago, IL 60602-1305
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is nice to be able to walk around a city and stumble upon artwork, let alone a piece by a master like Picasso. No one was there when we were there so we were able to enjoy.

Thank AMA0123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a lovely surprise to find at Chicago city center a Picasso's Sculpture. And at the same square it was happening a Christmas market. So special!

Thank Bruna D
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Last summer it so happened that we arrived in Chicago on the 50th anniversary of the unveiling of the Picasso statue in Daley Plaza. There was a ceremony with music and speakers. It was fun to see. Chicago has such great public art...don't miss the...More

Thank viajero5
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I have fallen in love with the Chicago Picasso. It took me years to appreciate it's simple beauty. Once you see kids sliding down the base of it laughing you realize what a gem this beautiful sculpture is. The sculpture is over 50 feet tall...More

Thank Mary Jo K
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Here is one of the most moving art pieces in Chicago that I think often gets over-looked. Picasso gifted this sculpture to Chicago and was placed in the Ricard Daley Plaza. Many ask 'what is it?' Isn't that what art is suppose to be?

Thank Ron U
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Experience yet another of Chicago's fantastic Art displays. Stroll around the plaza enjoying a great piece of art by one of our Masters.

Thank architect1013
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We attended the Christkindle Market in Daly Plaza where the Picasso statue is located. It is very impressive looming over the market like a protector.

Thank Monica H
Reviewed 11 December 2017

As much as I love Picasso and his art, I feel sorry that this sculpture now happens to be almost invisible on Daley Plaza, as it sits there surrounded by dozens of stands and kiosks, and holiday decorations, and crowds of people doing holiday shopping...More

Thank irina g
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I have been by here a number of times with my numerous trips to downtown Chicago. Have never really understood what people see in this although to me it is so strange I have to give it a 5 rating. Art to some people is...More

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 6 December 2017

wasn't fond of the Chicago's Christkindlemarket going on....it's a neat event however, in my opinion such a small, small area. We were so packed in it was no enjoyable. Had seen it on the morning news and hoped to check it out...sardines...all of us. It...More

Thank MARYANN H
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