Thursday, July 10, 2008

Is this art?

Waterfalls take over NYC:
What's more refreshing than a waterfall on a hot Brooklyn day? How about four? In one of the most expansive public art projects in New York City's history, artist Olafur Eliasson has constructed four giant waterfalls around the East River made out of scaffolding and water pumps.
Seems really silly to me, but then again, I wasn't too big a fan of the other "art" exhibited in NY in recent years. Namely, the refurbished entry pavilion to the Brooklyn Museum of art, the Sensation exhibit, and The Gates in Central Park....

*For more, see the official project website: NYC Waterfalls