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August 13th, 2012

Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi plans to build a structure supporting a living room which would enclose Columbus Circle’s historic monument, 6 stories above ground. The project, developed by the Public Art Fund, will allow the New York community to scale scaffolding and entertain an intimate face-to-face visit with the statue, surrounded by coffee tables, couches, and and the comforts of home. Workers will use the living room as an enclosed perch for restoration of the monument when the exhibition closes on November 18.

Read the article via The New York Times