Gallery: Stunning Bamboo Forest Continues to Grow Atop Met Museum


This summer the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art sprouted an incredible bamboo jungle as artists Doug and Mike Starn erected their “Big Bambú: You Can’t, You Don’t and You Won’t Stop” installation. We last reported on the installation back in April, and we recently had a chance to take some exclusive photographs to show the remarkable transformation that this piece has undergone thus far. The artists and a team of savvy rock climbers have built upon existing architectural element to create an original piece that fuses performance art, architecture and sculpture. The installation, which will run until the 31st of October, is mid-way materialized, and its final form will feature a cresting wave that reaches 50 feet above the rooftop.

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