Author and Art Historian Patricia Stratton: “Once you’ve experienced it [Chicago Picasso], it’s forever changed”

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Construction workers wave flag and picket sign from atop Picasso statue in Civic Center Plaza in Chicago on Sept. 25, 1969, after marching from U.S. Customs House. They had massed at the main entrance to the Customs House where Labor Department officials were conducting a hearing into charges of racial discrimination in the hiring of workers. (AP Photo/Edward Kitch)

Author and Art Historian Patricia Stratton celebrates with John the 50th anniversary of the Picasso statue in Downtown Chicago, donated to the city by Picasso himself. Patricia wrote The Chicago Picasso: A Point of Departure. She discusses with John the speculations around the mysterious piece of art, and what the sculpture likely represents.

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