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Bloomington, Illinois: Concrete Giantess and Whale Shark

In a vacant lot, an artwork of a giant woman being poured out of an old cement mixer truck. Created by Tom Kirk in early 2022. He added a colorful concrete whale shark in 2023.

Address:
410 S. Madison St., Bloomington, IL
Directions:
South edge of downtown, on the north side of W. Mill St., just east of its intersection with S. Madison St.
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Whale.

Concrete Giantess

The giantess has been painted. There is also a whale shark around the corner.

[Margo D., 12/31/2023]

Tom Kirk, who co-owns a recycling business, spends his spare time pushing the limits of concrete art. The whale shark was completed over the summer.

Concrete Giantess.

Concrete Lady

Just west of the US 51 bridge, at the corner of Mill and Center Streets, is a small park that features a giant concrete lady being poured out of an antique cement truck. The park also has a lot of art sculptures made out of scrap metal.

[Doug Dirr, 06/17/2022]

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