Cloud Gate - "Cloudburst" - Chicago, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 41° 52.966 W 087° 37.397
16T E 448286 N 4636948
Quick Description: Zippy visited the Cloud Gate sculpture, aka "the Bean". It reminded him of a giant bagel.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 10/11/2018 4:32:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMZB0P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Cloud Gate is a public sculpture by Indian-born British artist Sir Anish Kapoor, that is the centerpiece of AT&T Plaza at Millennium Park. It is often referred to as "The Bean".

As Zippy approaches, the sculpture calls out to Zippy and identifies itself to him. Zippy seems confused by the fun house mirror and sees David Schwimmer. Zippy sees himself and admits that he's used to being beside himself. In the end Zippy has the urge for a big shiny everything bagel.

The sculpture can be seen in Google Street View.

from the left straight on from the right

Compare Zippy the Pinhead in "Cloudburst", Friday, August 21, 2015

Date the strip ran: 8/21/2015

Strip Name: Cloudburst

Location of item featured in the strip: Millennium Park, Chicago

Link to the Strip: [Web Link]

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