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Picasso Statue

50 W Washington St, Richard J. Daley Plaza Civic Center, Chicago, IL 60602-1305
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“public art” (24 reviews)
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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 4 days ago

Cool to see artwork in a downtown setting. Is a decent walk from the Pier, but gives a good chance to check out things along the way. There is a farmers market in the area of the statue which is pretty cool!

Thank MBMatt1147
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really larger than it looks in pictures. Tucked away downtown it feels a little quieter in this spot. Walk around the sculpture because it looks different at each angle. The sears tower is looming in the background.

Thank stormieRN
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love that there is a Picasso in the street. The plaza hosts farmers markets and a really cool German Christmas market. It is really a great place to hang out with friends.

Thank MadDogTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Picasso is not my favorite 20th century artist, but this sculpture is a lot of fun. It was especially enjoyable to see the maquette in the Art Institute and then view the larger, finished version.

Thank Pamela L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great city should have great public art, and Chicago is a great city. A nice addition to a architectural tour

Thank PCFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you come all the way downtown to see this statue, also visit other famous places nearby such as: Art Institute of Chicago State of Illinois building Chicago Theatre Chicago river walk Michigan ave from Wacker Ave up north to the Magnificent Mile The Magnificent...More

Thank Redshirts889
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's indeed part of Picasso's genius I guess but I just don't like it too much. Nice city square though.

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place for pictures! Right by the CBS and Morningstar building. We took my brother-in-laws wedding pictures here.

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love that it's outdoors & Free to see. It's a really big piece, 50 feet high & very interesting to look at. It's in a large courtyard & has seats in the area to admire it. The fun part is that there were several...More

Thank Liltrave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a huge statue that the buildings dwarf. But the statue dwarfed us. You can certainly see it up close and personal here. Fun place to visit.

Thank Deana M
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