Monument with Standing Beast

Local nameMonument With Standing Beast
LocationChicago Loop

Monument with Standing Beast is a sculpture by Jean Dubuffet in front of the Helmut Jahn designed James R. Thompson Center in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. Its location is across the street from Chicago City Hall to the South and diagonal across the street from the Daley Center to the southeast. It is a 29-foot white fiberglass work of art. The piece is a 10-ton or 20,000 pounds work. It was unveiled on November 28, 1984.

This is one of Dubuffet's three monumental sculpture commissions in the United States. It has been taken to represent a standing animal, a tree, a portal and an architectural form. The sculpture is based on Dubuffet's 1960 painting series Hourloupe.

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Address 150 N Clark St, Chicago 60601, United States

Coordinates 41°53'5.058" N -87°37'52.298" E

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