… urban atavism …

Installing Big Bambu. All photos courtesy of Metropolitan Museum of Art

Installing Big Bambu. All photos courtesy of Metropolitan Museum of Art

The roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is pleasant place to visit this summer, shaded by an overarching bamboo bower, a dense network of bamboo poles that pretty well covers the surface of the open roof area. The artists and the rock climbers who help them put it together will be working on it over the summer – it’s thought of as a work that “evolves” – but already at the start of summer its overall web-like structure with a rising wave like focus that is the climbing ramp are pretty much in place.

Read More