Gallery: Artist Josephine Meckseper Questions Modern Consumption With T...

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If you pass through Midtown in the next couple of months, you may notice something that seems a bit out of place: a pair of 25-foot tall oil pumps. The new industrial structures are part of artist Josephine Meckseper's installation called the "Manhattan Oil Project," which consists of two monumental, kinectic sculptures that strike conversation about American business, wealth, and consumerism. The project is supported by The Shubert Organization, The Last Lot and is presented by Art Production Fund.

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