December, 2008 Millenium Park, Chicago.

Cloud Gate on the AT&T Plaza Millenium Park, Chicago.Cloud Gate is British artist Anish Kapoor's first public outdoor work installed in the United States. The 110-ton elliptical sculpture is forged of a seamless series of highly polished stainless steel plates, which reflect the city's famous skyline and the clouds above. A 12-foot-high arch provides a "gate" to the concave chamber beneath the sculpture, inviting visitors to touch its mirror-like surface and see their image reflected back from a variety of perspectives.

Inspired by liquid mercury, the sculpture is among the largest of its kind in the world, measuring 66-feet long by 33-feet high. Cloud Gate sits upon the At&T Plaza, which was made possible by a gift from AT&T.

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Dmitry and Leila Levin.

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Taken: December 28, 2008
Uploaded: January 05, 2009
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Captured with:
Nikon D300

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