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:
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).