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Incredible abstract sculpture abounds for the public's viewing pleasure, IF they can find it. This category is dedicated to locating these sometime hidden treasures and waymarking them for all to see and enjoy. Please click on "show additional information" below to see requirements for posting in this category.
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Abstract Public SculpturesFlamingo by Alexander Calder - Chicago, Illinois

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This huge and dramatic sculpture by Alexander Calder is located in the courtyard of the Federal Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/11/2007

last visited: 1/6/2020

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Abstract Public SculpturesHands of Peace sculpture - Chicago, IL

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Outside, on Clark Street, above the entrance doors to the Chicago Loop Synagogue, is the “Hands of Peace” sculpture by Israeli sculptor Henri Azaz. Bronze and brass; approx. 12 x 8 x 6 ft.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/6/2009

last visited: 4/20/2013

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Abstract Public SculpturesFlying Dragon - Chicago, IL

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This Calder sculpture is located in a sculpture garden next to the Art Institute of Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/29/2011

last visited: 5/10/2019

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Abstract Public SculpturesCubi VII - Chicago, IL

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This piece is located in a sculpture garden next to the Art Institute of Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/30/2011

last visited: 5/10/2019

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Abstract Public SculpturesLarge Interior Form - Chicago, IL

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This piece is located in a sculpture garden next to the Art Institute of Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/30/2011

last visited: 5/10/2019

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Abstract Public SculpturesUntitled Sculpture - Chicago, IL

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This piece is located in a sculpture garden next to the Art Institute of Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/29/2011

last visited: 5/10/2019

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Abstract Public SculpturesUntitled by Pablo Picasso - Chicago, Illinois

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This piece created a stir when it was erected as Chicagoans doubted its merit. Located in the Richard J. Daley Plaza. Depending on where you stand it is mounted with the head of a woman or of a hound dog.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/11/2007

last visited: 7/15/2017

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Abstract Public SculpturesCloud Gate / aka "The Electric Kidney Bean"

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Come see this easily accessible work of art in the Northeast corner of Millenium Park in Chicago.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 2/3/2007

last visited: 6/24/2019

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Abstract Public SculpturesWe Will - Chicago, IL

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A tall, tendril-like sculpture near the Chicago Cultural Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/13/2009

last visited: 12/22/2019

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Abstract Public SculpturesLoop Da Loop - Chicago, IL

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This abstract steel sculpture of rings is installed near the intersection of State and Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/26/2019

last visited: never

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Abstract Public SculpturesHedgerow - Chicago, IL

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Hedgerow is an abstract sculpture made of car parts in Grant Park, downtown Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/9/2020

last visited: never

Image for Monument with Standing Beast by Jean Dubuffet - Chicago, Illinoisview gallery

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Abstract Public SculpturesMonument with Standing Beast by Jean Dubuffet - Chicago, Illinois

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This is one of three of Jean Dubuffet's large sculptural works in the United States. The sculpture is based on Dubuffet's 1960 painting series Hourloupe.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/11/2007

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Abstract Public SculpturesFreeform by Richard Hunt - Chicago, Illinois

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Freeform was created by Chicago sculptor, Richard Hunt and symbolizes "a government supporting individual freedoms."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/18/2007

last visited: 3/20/2015

Image for Crown Fountain by Jaume Plensa - Chicago, Illinoisview gallery

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Abstract Public SculpturesCrown Fountain by Jaume Plensa - Chicago, Illinois

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Designed by Spanish sculptor Jaume Plensa, the Crown Fountain features two 50-foot high glass block towers at each end of a shallow reflecting pool. The towers feature video images and lights, and water cascades from the top of each.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/13/2007

last visited: 12/4/2019

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Abstract Public SculpturesReflections - Chicago, IL

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This abstract bronze-plated sculpture is outside the back entrance to the Aon Center in downtown Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/7/2019

last visited: never

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Abstract Public SculpturesWinged Forms - Chicago, IL

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This abstract bronze sculpture by Richard Hunt is in the plaza outside the Aon Center in downtown Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/7/2019

last visited: never

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Abstract Public SculpturesPillar of Fire - Chicago Fire Academy, Chicago, IL

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A bronze, 33 foot sculpture of stylized flames entitled Pillar of Fire by sculptor Egon Weiner was erected in 1961 on this point of origin of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/10/2008

last visited: 5/15/2012

Image for Commemorative Ground Ring - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Abstract Public SculpturesCommemorative Ground Ring - Chicago, IL

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A ring-shaped piece, with allusions to the prairie building and four other architectural references around Chicago, the Getty Tomb beneath a prairie roof, 333 North Michigan building and the lower portion of Wrigley Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/10/2017

last visited: never

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Abstract Public SculpturesIntersection - Chicago, IL

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This sculpture is located on the edge of Gatway Park near Chicago's Navy Pier.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/3/2011

last visited: 6/24/2011

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Abstract Public SculpturesUntitled at Adler Planetarium - Chicago, IL

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This aluminum swirled sculpture can be found at the entrance to the Adler Planetarium in downtown Chicago, Illinois. There is no plaque or information on or near the piece.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/30/2007

last visited: 11/14/2015

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Abstract Public SculpturesWBEZ-FM 91.5 - Chicago, IL

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This sculpture is located on Chicago's Navy Pier.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/28/2011

last visited: 12/30/2014

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Abstract Public SculpturesAllele - Chicago, IL

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1997 Sculpture “Allele” by William Carlson, commissioned by the Art-in-Architecture Program of the Illinois Capital Development Board.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/30/2010

last visited: never

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Abstract Public SculpturesSymbiotic Parallax - Chicago, IL

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By Terry Karpowicz, 1994, Steel, 21 x 12 x 12 ft. in front of the Molecular Biology Building at the University of Illinois in Chicago.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 6/30/2010

last visited: never

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Abstract Public SculpturesThe Four Seasons by Marc Chagall - Chicago, Illinois

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A four sided mosaic by the famous artist, Marc Chagall located at the First National Plaza.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/11/2007

last visited: 4/16/2016

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Abstract Public SculpturesBalancing Act - Chicago, IL

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Located in Chicago's Lincoln Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/14/2017

last visited: 6/24/2011

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