In less than a decade, Cloud Gate, known by most simply as “the Bean,” has vaulted into one of Chicago’s top attractions. The final product, a gleaming steel mirror that bends the Chicago sky and skyline around its surface, had a long path to fruition, from selection to development. This is the inside story on Chicago Bean history.
Cloud Gate Cloud Gate 18,277 reviews #3 of 795 things to do in Chicago Points of Interest & LandmarksMonuments & Statues Write a review About Nicknamed "The Bean" for its sleek kidney shape, this Anish Kapoor sculpture is the centerpiece of AT&T Plaza in Millenium Park. Suggested duration < 1 hour Suggest edits to improve what we show.
Cloud Gate is British artist Anish Kapoor's first public outdoor work installed in the United States. The 110-ton elliptical sculpture is forged of a seamless series of highly polished stainless steel plates, which reflect Chicago’s famous skyline and the clouds above.
May 16, 2022 · Cloud Gate is a giant stainless-steel public sculpture by Indian-born British artist Anish Kapoor. It is the centerpiece of AT&T Plaza at the Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois. It is Kapoor’s first public outdoor work in the United States. ‘Cloud Gate’ is the work by which he is best known in the country.
Oct 1, 2021 · Inspired by liquid mercury, Cloud Gate is a 110-ton elliptical sculpture of highly polished stainless steel plates. Designed by internationally acclaimed Indian-born British artist, Anish Kapoor , Cloud Gate is a huge tourist attraction in the heart of downtown Chicago.
May 14, 2016 · CLOUD GATE WAS BUILT WITH THE SKYLINE IN MIND. “What I wanted to do in Millennium Park is make something that would engage the Chicago skyline,” said Kapoor, “so that one will see the clouds kind...
Aug 29, 2018 · Cloud Gate is in Millennium Park, between downtown Chicago and Lake Michigan. Depending on the position you take, Cloud Gate is the mirror you choose for yourself. You can mix the elements as...