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."
Address:
Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA
Directions:
West side of downtown. On the south side of Grand Ave. just east of 14th St.
Admission:
Free
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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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