Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Keeping Time

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Art & Environment
Edward Hessler

There are many people who not only try to engage us with the world but also to ask us to think about it from another angle.

Enter artists.

In 2016, Dutch artist, Marten Baas created the Schiphol clock It is installed in the Amsterdam International Airport (Terminal 2). A working man in blue overalls with a yellow rag and red bucket is seen painting the time minute-by-minute.  These colors call attention to the artist Piet Mondrian.

Here it is.

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