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Granite City, Illinois: Clown Head (Gone)

A 2019 art installation titled "Bill the Clown" features a 10-foot-high, disembodied, styrofoam clown head. It was destroyed when the brick wall next to the clown collapsed onto it in August 2022.

Downtown, on the east side of State St., between 18th and 19th Sts.

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Clown Head

No sight of this or the other items as of early January. The whole area is abandoned and empty.

[Mike Middleton, 02/02/2023]

The brick wall next to the clown head collapsed and fell onto it in August 2022. What remained of the head was hauled way.

Bill the Clown Head.

Giant Clown Head

It's quite possibly the world's largest clown head!

[Marianne, 06/05/2019]

It's an art installation titled "Bill the Clown" that arrived in late May. The outdoor lot/art gallery where it resides is its permanent home.

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