The Winter Olympics & Art
Art and the Olympics DO mix! Janet Echelman created two suspended net forms that float above a pond in Richmond (site of the skating events.) "Water Sky Garden ... is a 75,000-square foot installation that functions as a filtration system for the rainwater runoff from the building." [From Stephanie Cash's article "Art takes the Olympic podium" in Art in America Feb. 2010 General Reference Center Gold.]
* 2010 Winter Olympics began February 12.
* Winter Olympics: Dewey 796.98; Vancouver, B.C. Guidebooks: Dewey 917.1133