Gallery: Get Free Passes to the Controversial “Discovering Columbus” El...

It was just a few weeks ago that "Discovering Columbus," one of NYC's most anticipated public artworks, looked like this, but now the 6-story-high elevated room overlooking Central Park is nearly complete. Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi's vision of New Yorkers climbing up to a raised white box to "meet" the statue of Christopher Columbus is in its final stages and will open to visitors in just 2 days. We were on the scene snapping some photos of this curious installation as workers climbed inside and around it getting it ready for the big reveal. Step inside our gallery to see some preview pics of this fascinating and controversial installation.

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