CHICAGO -- Said to have been inspired by the metallic and glass-like look of mercury, artist Anish Kapoor's " Cloud Gate," otherwise known as "The Bean," has become one of the most important pieces of public art in the United States.
Opened to the public in 2006, The Bean is a natural gathering spot for thousands of Chicago locals and visitors alike. It is made of seamless stainless steel, and offers terrific, distorted reflections from every angle.
The centerpiece of AT&T Plaza in the city's Millennium Park, The Bean is a must-see. That'… Read more