You can only appreciate the magnificence of this sculpture by close observation, so come and be amazed!

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The Flamingo

A splash of colour.

There is no doubt that this work, situated in front of the Kluczynski Building, in South Dearborn Street, brings a splash of colour to the city. It was designed by Alexander Calder, one of the most eminent north-American sculptors of the twentieth century. Its intense red colour and its elegant curves contrast perfectly with the grey of the cement and the straight lines of the glass buildings which surround it. The Flamingo, which represents the animal kingdom, is huge. To really appreciate its 16 metres of height we recommend that you walk underneath it. Although the artist designed it in 1973, it was only installed in 1974 when it was successfully integrated into the urban setting of the square.

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