Hot Model: Untitled Picasso

At some point in a building’s life, whether it be before, or after, or during construction, a model of the building is made.  Very often these models end up hidden away in offices, closets, and storage spaces where they can’t be appreciated by the public.

But every once in a while, one of these smoking hot models escapes and is on public view.  This is one:

The model for Picasso’s untitled sculpture

This is the model that Pablo Picasso made of the untitled sculpture that now hunches in Daley Plaza.  It’s currently on view in the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago (111 South Michigan Avenue).

Author: Editor

Editor founded the Chicago Architecture Blog in 2003, after a long career in journalism. He can be reached at

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