Through my eyes: Cloud Gate at Millennium Park, Chicago

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Cloud Gate. The Bean. That weird silver thing. Whatever you want to call it, it’s become a Chicago icon since it’s unveiling and dedication on May 15th, 2006, nine years ago today. The man who can take credit for this beauty is an Indian-born British artist by the name of Anish Kapoor. It’s a 66ft long, 33ft wide, 110 ton stainless steel arch of sorts, inspired by liquid mercury, and providing the most beautiful reflections of a stunning city. It’s a favourite for both tourists and locals, and especially photographers; I got to Millenium Park at 6am on Christmas morning last year, 2014, to get these shots, and I couldn’t be happier; it was more than worth the early start to be able to sit there for a while and watch the reflections as the sun came out.

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7 thoughts on “Through my eyes: Cloud Gate at Millennium Park, Chicago

  1. I must say you have chosen the right time to take pictures of the Cloud Gate. I do love this magical sculpture, I love all the warm sparkling light dots reflected on the cold shiny metal surface. It is so perfect!

  2. Pingback: USAdventure days 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 & 19: Chicago | Eat. Travel. Blog: Ordinary Girl, Extraordinary Dreamer

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