At “The Bean” in Chicago Illinois

By: Ron Kaufman

The experts said this famous urban sculpture could not be built! This famous icon in Chicago’s Millennium Park was designed by Anish Kapoor, and when his proposal won the design competition. Many experts said it could not be built, but they were wrong. The sculpture took longer than expected, weighs more than intended and cost (a lot) more than was budgeted, but today it stands as one of the great visual settings of this city, serving as an delighted tourist attraction for visitors from all over the world.