Friday, 10 December 2010

Fake Swimming Pool by Leandro Erlich

In one of the courtyards of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, is a swimming pool framed by a limestone deck. When seen from the deck, the pool appears to be filled with deep, shimmering water. In fact, however, a layer of water only some 10 centimeters deep is suspended over transparent glass. Below the glass is an empty space with aquamarine walls that viewers can enter.
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The Swimming Pool was designed by Buenos Aires artist Leandro Erlich in 2004.

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