The Photograph Gallery
Take a stroll within the sky. Take a look at Tomás Saraceno’s pod-like Cloud Metropolis on the roof of The Metropolitan Museum of Artwork in New York. It’s nice to see however higher to expertise. Guests can stroll on and thru the construction of clear plexiglass, polished metal, and open home windows which create an exhilarating (and infrequently scary) sensation of strolling on air.
His full imaginative and prescient will get even larger at a gallery 60 blocks south. The Tanya Bonakdar Gallery has been reworked right into a room-measurement stroll-by way of architectural mannequin with a few dozen suspended pod fashions. The backdrop is a gigantic photograph the roof of the Metropolitan Museum, as if these floating dwellings will quickly be constructed, or that maybe they already have been… and simply floated away.
What: Cloud Metropolis by Tomás SaracenoWhen: Might 15, 2012 – November four, 2012 (climate allowing)The place: Metropolitan Museum of Artwork, one thousand fifth Ave, New York, NYHow: Learn the exhibition tips and get there early to acquire a timed ticket to enter the sculpture
What: Air-Port-Metropolis/Cloud Cities by Tomás SaracenoWhen: June 2, 2012 – July 27, 2012Where: Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, 521 West twenty first St, New York, NY
Header picture + inside shot is © Tomás Saraceno, permission of The Metropolitan Museum of Artwork. All different pictures by David Behringer.