Friday, August 12, 2011

Indianapolis airport removing art for video screen

Chicago Tribune - A decision by Indianapolis International Airport officials to take down a three-story sculptural painting and replace it with a video screen that will show advertising is being criticized by that artist and others.

The glass-and-canvas piece called "Chrysalis" will be removed by the end of August from its prominent spot over the main escalators in the passenger terminal where it has been since its opening in 2008, said Carlo Bertolini, a spokesman for the Indianapolis Airport Authority. He said the video screen displaying digital art and advertising will go up next month.  Read more.

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