Gallery: Floor of MoMA to Be Dusted in Real Yellow Pollen

In just a few weeks, the Museum of Modern Art’s Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium will look something like the inside of a honey bee’s dream. Conceptualized by artist Wolfgang Laib, Pollen from Hazelnut will dust the floor of the space with a coating of bright yellow pollen. Laib has been collecting the powdery substance from his hometown in southern Germany since the mid-1990s and is bringing it to New York for this beautifully simple site-specific installation.

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