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These headless sculptures are amazing and we walked through them in Grant Park and there are... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Montrose, United Kingdom

I was surprised by the large size and number of sculptures in this exhibit. It’s a walk from... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Chesterton, Indiana
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Agora was created by a haulicost survivor and is an experience that can be moving and memorable. She wanted ro recreate an experience that would remind people of what it was like to be a child small and frightened, thus the size. They are headless...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

These headless sculptures are amazing and we walked through them in Grant Park and there are apparently over 100. They certainly stand out but what would help is more information than there is about them

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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I was surprised by the large size and number of sculptures in this exhibit. It’s a walk from Randolph Street but Grant Park has so much to offer. Plus, there are benches, fountains and other sculptures to enjoy along the way. This is located in...More

Thank MarieA631
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

There are 106 statues all facing in different directions to walk through. They are in a lovely park to look around too. Designed by a Polish architecture and reminded me of the Anthony Gormley statues in Crosby U.K. although these don't get covered by sea.

Thank AnnieM452
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This assemblage of 106 headless, armless iron statutes are located at 1135 S. Michigan Ave (the south end of Grant Park). The word Agora is taken from the ancient Greek word for urban meeting places. You are meant to walk through the statutes. It was...More

Thank yellowlabmom
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth the walk to the south end of Grant Park. These enormous figures tyrannize your being with their stature and haunting presence.

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I was a tourist doing what tourists do best when I walked up on these sculptures. There were few people around so I walked amongst the disembodied legs for a bit. It was fun and very peaceful. I’m not certain of the meaning or history...More

Thank texasgirl75
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The Agora sculptures are a bunch of headless statues that just crowd around each other. On 1 side, it's really crowded and it slowly moves to the other side where there is more space between them. This is a nice place for some pictures and...More

Thank victorcyho
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We were on a mission to find something to do on a Sunday morning. This is an interesting place to visit. You will find one set farther away... almost like it it getting away. Nice park. Great for a stroll. Worth a quick visit.

Thank 33nancyl
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The Agora Sculptures were a magnificent art piece in a quiet park. They really made me feel small. Wonderful thing to witness while taking a stroll.

Thank kjb1187
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I felt like I was in a hokey pokey maze. Love the sculptures and the fun that they bring to the park.

Thank IndySig
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