Monkey Business


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

Description:

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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The City of Fountains Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to the conservation of the historic fountains and sculptures in the Kansas City area. 

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