Untitled by Picasso

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Known informally as "The Picasso" or "The Chicago Picasso" this 1967 sculpture commissioned by architectural firm, C.F. Murphy & Associates, was initially met with plenty of controversy. Its detractors argued that Chicago public sculptures were traditionally of historical figures and this modern, almost abstract metal behemoth weighing in at over 160 tons certainly didn't fit the classical style found around the city. But, Picasso, one of the most prominent figures in the Cubist art movement, could never be called a conformist. To this day his 50-foot sculpture is left open to interpretation. With no name and no formal description from Picasso viewers are left to figure out the steel giant for themselves. (Submitted by Robin Platzer)

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