The Picasso, 1967

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST001573" title="Pablo Picasso" href="/topic/arts-culture/pablo-picasso-PEHST001573.topic">Pablo Picasso</a> offered Chicago a sculpture, which celebrated art rather than civic achievement and paved the way for other works of modern public art, such as <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST001502" title="Claes Oldenburg" href="/topic/arts-culture/claes-oldenburg-PEHST001502.topic">Claes Oldenburg</a>'s 1977 Batcolumn, at Madison and Jefferson Streets.
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( Tribune photo by Arthur Walker )

Pablo Picasso offered Chicago a sculpture, which celebrated art rather than civic achievement and paved the way for other works of modern public art, such as Claes Oldenburg's 1977 Batcolumn, at Madison and Jefferson Streets.

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