NYC gas station turned pop-up sheep pasture NYC gas station turned pop-up sheep pasture
sep 17, 2013

NYC gas station turned pop-up sheep pasture

NYC gas station turned pop-up sheep pasture
all images courtesy of gettystation

 

 

 

an industrial gas station in the chelsea neighborhood of new york city has been transformed into a sculptural sheep pasture — an urban creative intervention from art collector michael shvo and paul kasmin gallery, new york. debuting to the public today, september 17th,sheep station‘ is a pop-up, surrealist landscape which sets dozens of sculpted farm animals fixed amongst gas pumps and fire extinguishers in a grass-filled getty station. 25 of late french artist françois-xavier lalanne’s epoxy stone and bronze sheep sculptures graze within the white picket fence bound rolling lawn. the installation showcases the largest flock ever shown together of lalanne’ iconic ‘moutons’. the station will be host to a new public art program in the center of the high line arts district and will showcase rotating exhibitions as a temporary art space.

 

 


françois-xavier lalanne’s sculptures at the getty station

 

 


dozens of sculpted farm animals are fixed amongst gas pumps and fire extinguishers

 

 


large and small sheep are fixed on the rolling meadow

 

 


the getty station turned pop-up sheep pasture

 

 


sculptures graze within the white picket fence bound lawn

 

 


a close-up of a small ‘mouton’

  • [[[clap clap clap]]] Great image of US sheeple! 😀

    Chris Jordan says:
  • hooray for the non-sequitur!

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