Andy Warhol Bridge “Yarn-Bombed”

August 11th, 2013

Yarn Bombing the Andy Warhol Bridge, via Knit the BridgeSeveral days after the birthday of Andy Warhol, a group of artists in Pittsburgh have begun the process of covering the Andy Warhol Bridge in layers of knitted blankets, part of a project titled Knit the Bridge.  The project, which raised over $100,000 in crowdsourced funding, launched yesterday, and will be on view until September, when the blankets used in the project will be donated to homeless shelters.  “Everybody is jubilant,” said Jenny Tabrum, the technical adviser for Knit the Bridge. “The excitement is palpable in the air because everybody is thrilled that it’s finally happening.”

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