Grant Park at Michigan Ave. and Roosevelt Rd., Chicago IL 60605
Agora consists of 106 headless figures, posed as if walking in multiple directions or standing still, frozen in time. In ancient Greece, the agora was the central meeting place in a village or city. Similarly, Magdalena Abakanowicz’s figures invite viewers to gather and become part of the artwork. Abakanowicz donated the artwork’s design and worked with a group of Polish artists who volunteered to construct the pices in Poznan, Poland.