Everything's coming up roses along 10 blocks of Park Avenue this spring.
Forgive the pun, but it's true. Giant fiberglass-and-stainless-steel roses were erected in January on the islands in the middle of the avenue, from 57th to 67th streets. They're scheduled to come down in May.
|Me, at left, taking photos (by Gary R.)|
According to the New York Times, the art installation by Will Ryman encompasses "40 buds ranging from 5 to 10 feet in diameter, with the longest stems among them sprouting 25 feet above the street."
The sculpture I came across on 59th Street, was certainly large enough to provoke a second glance and prompted an inspection of the petals and larger-than-life insects crawling across the stems.