The artist Olafur Eliasson's much-publicized initiative cost $15 million. It will appear from June 26 to Oct. 13 and run from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
City officials and the Public Art Fund say that no city money is being used to pay for the waterfalls, with all of the funds coming from foundations, corporations and private supporters.
Here's where, and how --
How the water falls
Persoanlly I like the view behind the grand waterfalls best because, like the Wizard of Oz, all big things are very tiny in reality
But if you do find yourself in my city, go to Manhattan's Pier 17 for a clearer view of all four installations.
slide show, news article, Eliasson's illusions
"Art," Eliasson said, "must be accessable." Well, artists have been making that statement for the past numerous centuries but.
O.K. Then again what if some of us would like to see art that is not
accessable? Do we have that right too?
In any case, thanks O. E., along with Bjork and Gudjohnson, your intention is good nevertheless.