The sign next to the man’s head reads, “We could really use a miracle.” The homeless population in Chicago is estimated to be 80,000. The homeless population in Tokyo, Japan is around 2,670. Click on the image for a larger view.
Dîner en Blank began in Paris in 1988 and is celebrated around the world. August 8th was the first time it was held in Chicago, with diners gathering in the public space in front of the Richard J. Daley Center. In the background, the 50ft steel sculpture known as Untitled by Picasso can be seen. Click on the image for a larger view.
The Cloud Gate seem to attract an endless stream of people. It is a fascinating work that is as much about the object as the reflection of the city around it. Naturally, it is a magnet for selfies. Click on the image for a larger view.
Chicago’s best known attraction may be the Cloud Gate in Millennium Park, known as “The Bean.” Created by Anish Kapoor and opened in 2006, it is a striking work, marveled by everyone that gazes on it. Click on the image for a larger view.