Des Moines, Iowa: Pondering Rabbit

Sculptor Barry Flanagan has made a public art career out of his statues of wiry bunnies. This one whimsically nods to Rodin's "The Thinker."

Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA
West side of downtown. On the south side of Grand Ave. just east of 14th St.
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Pondering Rabbit.

Pondering Rabbit

There is a cell phone tour available for each piece of art, really nice.

[Robert Ottlinger, 10/20/2019]

Thinker Rabbit.

Pondering Rabbit

Very nice public park with over 20 sculptures, all free. It's within walking distance from downtown hotels.

[Derek, 06/09/2017]

Rabbit sculpture.

Pondering Rabbit

Like the Kung Fu rabbit in St. Louis, this rabbit was sculpted by Barry Flanagan. It's titled "Thinker on a Rock," and was inspired by the famous sculpture "The Thinker." It resides in Pappajohn Park with many other sculptures.

[David, 08/02/2013]

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