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Cloud Gate… affectionately known as "The Bean,” is one of the most photographed attractions in Chicago. Its smooth reflective surface is made of highly polished stainless steel plates. Artist Anish Kapoor was inspired by liquid mercury, which explains the fluidity of the sculpture. Chicago is our kind of city, now! Written By Larry J. Mickartz 96 GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN FEBRUARY/MARCH 2018