Gallery: FLOATING GATE CHASES FLOATING ISLAND

 

Did any of you New Yorkers see this? I went down to Manhattan’s waterfront a couple times to try to catch Smithson’s Floating Island, and both times it eluded me (I think the schedule wasn’t as regular as I thought). Anyways, I really missed out, because apparently towards the end of the island’s stint around Manhattan, a floating Christo-esque saffron “Gate” started chasing the floating island. I can’t believe I missed it. It must have been quite a site to see one piece of conceptual art in pursuit of another.

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  1. mike September 27, 2005 at 2:59 pm

    “… one piece of conceptual art in pursuit of another.” ???

    Sounds to me (both the chaser and chasee) more like a great prank.

  2. Dee September 26, 2005 at 10:27 pm

    Funniest giggle I’ve had in MONTHS!!!

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