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Friday, 30 July 2010

Reflections in a Bean

Situated in Millenium Park (Chicago), Cloud  Gate, or as it is more popularly know, the Bean, is art with a purpose. This huge elliptical structure mirrors the city’s unique skyline.
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I found it tremendously fascinating and it provided many photo opportunities.  USA 097  USA 104 This is the reflection on the inside of the bean. All those little things that look like insects are actually people.
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I thought this piece of art would be a perfect subject for James’ Weekend Reflections.

20 comments:

  1. That's fantastic! How fun and different! And what terrific reflections!! Love it! Have a lovely weekend!

    Sylvia

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  2. This is a fascinating view of moulded reality! Very beautiful!

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  3. Hi Loree..how fabulous and gorgeous too..like a super magical bubble or portal..very cool!
    Have a happy wkd!
    Kiki~

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  4. It is indee a work of art, Loree. It's awesome! The photos are perfect too! Thanks for sharing! :-)

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  5. What a great bean!!! It's certainly the best bean I've ever seen.

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  6. Oh, that looks so cool! Great pictures! :D

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  7. Fascinating! Great reflection and captures.

    Happy Weekend.

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  8. Toujours intéressant, mais super bien réussi, ici ! bravo !

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  9. Ah! I love Anish Kapoor's work, it is fascinating and so imaginative...

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  10. Fantastic reflection, and such a great piece of art!

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  11. You got some creative captures of that Bean sculpture! The last one is especially fun and mind boggling. :)

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  13. It's a wonderful artwork - I like how the reflections mean it is interactive. Your first photo is terrific.

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  14. What a great giant piece of art ! It must be very fun to walk by... I love the shot you took from the inside : people just look like ants, its terrific !

    Thanks for the sharing !

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  15. Wow what an impressive "bean" and of course the very good reflections in it.
    It must be quiet new because in the 90th I didn't see or heard about it when we were in Chicago.

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  16. I love it! It reminds me of my favorite Jeff Koons piece of his "cracked egg" and how it reflects so beautifully.
    Great shots Loree! Now, I want to see this "bean!"

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  17. Wow, you captured some amazing pics Loree! How clever the bean is, lovely.

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