Artist Melts 100 Tons Of Ice As Physical Reminder Of Climate Change

October 29, 2014 1:38 PM

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Artist Melts 100 Tons Of Ice As Physical Reminder Of Climate Change

When 100 tons of Arctic sheet ice is sitting in the middle of your town square, it's difficult to avoid talking about climate change. Just ask the folks in Copenhagen, who have come face-to-ice with 12 large blocks of frozen fjord water, all in the name of environmental art.

The Danes have artist Olafur Eliasson to thank for the strange configuration of Greenland-bred ice. It's part of a project titled "Ice Watch," involving a dozen icy chunks arranged to resemble an ominous clock. Though the pieces look as though they've been surreptitiously washed ashore in the middle...

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