Here's Who (Probably) Put Those Mysterious White Flags On The Brooklyn Bridge

August 12, 2014 9:56 PM

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The New York Times' head architecture critic, Michael Kimmelman, received a phone call from the artists, identified as Mischa Leinkauf and Matthias Wermke, who told him the act was neither terrorism-related nor carried any hint of anti-American sentiment.

They said they intend to return the flags and explained how they got up on top of the bridge in the first place. From the Times: "They said they carried the white flags in backpacks up the climbing cables that workers and the police use to reach the towers, and did not see security cameras. They wou...

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