Monkey Business

October 23, 2016

Location:  Country Club Plaza, 322 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO


Owner:  Country Club Plaza KC Partners LLC


Artist:  Mark Lundeen


Dates:  Copyright April 18, 1989; Dedicated May 17, 1990

Medium:  Bronze



This sculpture serves as a reminder of the Italian organ grinder who entertained visitors on the Plaza in years past.  This life-size bronze depicts the organ grinder and his monkey.  The monkey wears a vest and a hat and sits on the man's right shoulder.  The monkey is putting coins into a cup held by the man.


This sculpture is around the corner to the east from the Pomona Fountain.








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