• Short Summary

    A MODEL OF THE LARGE SCULPTURE PABLO PICASSO HAS DONATED FOR CHICAGO'S NEW CIVIC CENTRE IS ON VIEW TO THE PUBLIC IN THE CITY'S ART INSTITUTE.

  • Description


    THE SCULPTURE AND PEOPLE LOOKING AT IT WITH COMMENTS FROM SOME OF THE PEOPLE



    TRANSCRIPT: MAN: "I THINK HE'S PUTTING CHICAGO ON."



    WOMAN: "I DON'T KNOW WHY. IT LOOKS SO BLOODSTAINED."



    MAN: "A BIRD, MORE OR LESS LIKE A BUZZARD, SUPPOSED TO PREY ON US."



    WOMAN: "I DON'T UNDERSTAND IT. IT MAKES ME FEEL COMFORTABLE. DOES THAT SOUND SILLY?."



    WOMAN: "I THINK ITS KIND OF SWEET. LIKE SOME KIND OF CUTE LITTLE MYTHOLOGICAL ANIMAL."




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    Background: A MODEL OF THE LARGE SCULPTURE PABLO PICASSO HAS DONATED FOR CHICAGO'S NEW CIVIC CENTRE IS ON VIEW TO THE PUBLIC IN THE CITY'S ART INSTITUTE. COMMENTS FROM CHICAGO'S CITIZENS WHEN THEY SAW IT INCLUDED THAT IT WAS "CUTE", LOOKED LIKE "A BIRD OF PREY", OR, AS ONE WOMAN PUT IT, LOOKED "BLOODSTAINED".

    THE MODEL WAS UNVEILED ON TUESDAY. IT IS 42 INCHES HIGH AND MADE OF RUST-COLOURED METAL. THE FINAL SCULPTURE WILL BE 50 FEET HIGH AND WILL STAND IN CHICAGO'S NEW CIVIC CENTRE PLAZA. IT WILL COST ABOUT 300,000 DOLLARS (GBP107,000 STERLING) TO CAST.

    PEOPLE WHO SAW THE MODEL AFTER ITS UNVEILING HAD THESE COMMENTS ABOUT PICASSO'S WORK:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4D99PJFXXWV3399MK6LUW9R4P
    Media URN:
    VLVA4D99PJFXXWV3399MK6LUW9R4P
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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