Flying Dragon - Chicago, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 41° 52.811 W 087° 37.424
16T E 448247 N 4636661
Quick Description: This Calder sculpture is located in a sculpture garden next to the Art Institute of Chicago.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/29/2011 9:07:26 AM
Waymark Code: WMC5VB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Alexander Calder is a famous American abstract sculptor. In fact, his humungous Flamingo is just a few blocks from here. This much smaller work is entitled Flying Dragon and is dated 1975. It is made of red painted steel plate.
According to the Wikipedia article (visit link) about the sculpture, the piece is intended to represent a dragonfly.
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