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The Chicago Park District is expected to accept 100 cast-iron sculptures Wednesday by prominent Polish artist Magdalena Abakanowicz.

The 9-foot-tall sculptures are being donated by Abakanowicz, artists who work for her, a Polish private foundation and the Polish Ministry of Culture, which is honoring the Sister City relationship between Chicago and Warsaw.

The large sculptures, considered one art work, blend human and natural form, said Bob O'Neill, president of the Grant Park Advisory Council. The project will be called "Agora," a Greek work that means "meeting ground." O'Neill predicted it will be the most talked-about Chicago sculpture installation since the Picasso in Daley Plaza.

The sculptures would be placed in Grant Park northeast of Michigan Avenue and Roosevelt Road in 2006. District Gen. Supt. Timothy Mitchell said the installation would bring more traffic to the south end of Grant Park.

"The Figurative Sculpture of Magdalena Abakanowicz : Bodies, Environments, and Myths" (Joanna Inglot)

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