This Video Proves The Act Of Creating Can Be Just As Beautiful As Your Final Product

July 18, 2014 1:16 PM

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This Video Proves The Act Of Creating Can Be Just As Beautiful As Your Final Product

Photo Credit: IMG_1059 by Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License Where: SoHo Would you ever expect to find a piece of New York City's prime real estate filled wall-to-wall with 280,000 pounds of dirt? Probably not, but that's exactly what The New York Earth Room is. Commissioned by the Dia Foundation in 1977, earthworks artist Walter De Maria's minimalist installation is hidden in an upstairs loft, behind a door with only a small plaque indicating its existence. The soil has never been removed or changed, and a musky smell permeates the place. Yet it's oddly moving, especially if you think of it as a reminder of what the city once was.

Photo Credit: The River That Flows Both Ways by Kaitlin Attribution-NoDerivs License Where: Chelsea Since its opening in 2009, The High Line has been a beloved park and a major player in Chelsea's art scene, hosting temporary exhibitions by Ed Ruscha, JR, El Anatsui, and other important contemporary...

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