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Cloud Gate is a public sculpture by British artist Anish Kapoor in Millennium Park within the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, United States. It is the centerpiece of the AT&T Plaza. Nicknamed The Bean because of its legume-like shape, Cloud Gate's exterior consists of 168 highly polished stainless steel plates. It is 33 feet by 66 feet by 42 feet (10 m × 20 m × 13 m) tall, and weighs 110 short tons (99.8 t/98.2 long tons).
Inspired by liquid mercury, it is one of the most popular sculptures in the United States.