ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Magdalene

Artist
Dessa Kirk
Collection
Chicago Public Art Program
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Description
Dessa Kirk’s Magdalene is located on the small triangular landscape at the intersection of Congress Parkway and Michigan Avenue. Kirk created this sculpture specifically for this site. In the springtime tulips line the female figure’s feet, and in the summertime the sculpture becomes part of the surrounding garden, as vines and flowers fill up the skirt of her dress. Dessa Kirk produced this artwork after the success of her earlier Daphne
sculptures. These three similar sculptures were par...
Courtesy Chicago Parks District.
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Location
S. Michigan Ave & E Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60605
United States

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