Reflections on The Bean sculpture in Chicago

Mr. Bean

Cloud Gate is a monument found in Chicago’s Millennium Park. Due to its shape, everyone knows this structure better as “The Bean”.

Apparently, The Bean has been inspired in liquid mercury. Its shape does reminds us a bit of something out of the movie Terminator:

A scene from Terminator

A scene from Terminator


Looking at the city of Chicago reflected in The Bean and our own distorted shapes as we pass by is fun… and tourists sure seem to love it!

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