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08 Jun

whew! we just made it, show closes 06.14.09

http://www.armoryonpark.org/index.php/programs_events/detail/ernesto_neto_in_the_wade_thompson_drill_hall/

Ernesto Neto

May 14 – June 14, 2009

An Epic Installation in Wade Thompson Drill Hall
Curated by Tom Eccles.

Park Avenue Armory launches its first commissioned art installation with anthropodino, a large-scale, interactive work by world-renowned artist, Ernesto Neto. Using hundreds of yards of translucent material, Neto suspends a gigantic canopy from the drill hall’s latticework truss, spanning 120 feet wide and 180 feet long. Magnificent, aromatic “fabric stalactites” descend 60 feet to embrace a vast labyrinth of passageways and rooms.

Open Hours
Tuesday through Friday: 12pm – 8pm
Saturday through Monday: 12pm – 6pm
Memorial Day: 12pm – 6pm

Admission
General: $10
Seniors/Students: $8
18 and under: FREE
Park Avenue Armory Members: FREE
Arts Education Workshop participants – FREE

more on neto:

http://www.tanyabonakdargallery.com/artist.php?art_name=Ernesto%20Neto

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anthropodino reminded me of a few things:

1) an ohmu from nausicaa and the valley of the wind

2) being inside a jellyfish

3) just go see it before it closes!


 

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