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The Bean by fernblacker

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Cloud Gate, a public sculpture by Indian-born British artist Anish Kapoor.
The sculpture is nicknamed “The Bean” because of its bean-like shape.
“The Bean” is the centerpiece of the AT&T Plaza in Millennium Park within the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois.

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TOP TEN winner in challenge "Big City Skylines in Around the World – Around the World – 26th February 2013

“You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.”
― Ansel Adams

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  • fernblacker
    fernblackerover 2 years ago

  • fernblacker
    fernblackerover 2 years ago

  • fernblacker
    fernblackerover 2 years ago

  • nickycooper
    nickycooperover 2 years ago

    Thats so effective Fern,well done :)

  • Thank you Nicky, glad you like it. Chicago is a beautiful city!!!

    – fernblacker

  • SuddenJim
    SuddenJimover 2 years ago

    great shot of the bean fern, i try and shoot this everytime i’m in chicago

  • Thank you Jim. Very inspiring sculpture for sure!!

    – fernblacker

  • Colleen2012
    Colleen2012about 2 years ago

    Super capture Fern – I have been here on family vacation but it was overcrowded with people .. so well done on your timing! Beautiful work. Faved.
    Love Colleen2012

  • Omg, sorry for the late reply Colleen. Thanks for your comment!!:-)

    – fernblacker

  • Stuart Mcguire
    Stuart Mcguireabout 2 years ago

    Very cool love the sculpture as well

  • Thanks you :-)

    – fernblacker

  • Annie Lemay  Photography
    Annie Lemay P...about 2 years ago

    Great art!

  • Thank you Annie. Chicago is such a great city!!! :-))

    – fernblacker

  • Randy Turnbow
    Randy Turnbowabout 2 years ago

    Love it!

  • I am so glad you do Randy. Very kind comment…thank you!!:-)

    – fernblacker

  • Glen Allen
    Glen Allenalmost 2 years ago

    I love this Artisit work, we were at Bradford Art gallery in Manningham Park here in UK last week and they have on show a more human scale Annish Kapoor scupture like this one. Too small to actually walk under of course but interesting all the same.

    You have taken an excellent shot of this the reflections on the scuplture work to expand the image neyond the frame edge. Very nicely done.

  • I also love Annish Kapoor’s work and this is one is one of my faves.
    I hope you enjoyed his exhib at the Bradford Art Gallery, sounds wonderful!!
    Thank you so much for passing by and leaving such a kind comment Glen. Much appreciated!!

    – fernblacker

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