Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Acqua Grylli

A mermaid wearing a helmet and sticking out her tongue appears to be riding a metal arch toward a fish and a large disembodied human hand. It's art.

Address:
N. Riverwalk Way, Milwaukee, WI
Directions:
Along the Riverwalk on the west side of the Milwaukee River, midway between US-18/W. Wells St. and W. Kilbourn Ave.
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Acqua Grylli.

Acqua Grylli

Public statue by Beth Sahagian depicts a mythical female acting as a guardian/gatekeeper. Located on the riverwalk across from Bronze Fonz.

[Scott, 08/20/2022]

Sahagian, a Milwaukee native, has cleaned and waxed this sculpture every year since it was unveiled in 2001. According to its accompanying sign, it represents "a gateway with magical potential to an enchanted city."


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