Janet Echelman Suspends Time-Inspired Net Sculpture Over Madrid's Plaza Mayor

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American artist Janet Echelman's latest sculpture is currently on display at Madrid's Plaza Mayor. Titled "1.78 Madrid," the piece is the latest of Echelman's suspended thread sculptures, and the newest piece in her Earth Time Series begun in 2010. On display until February 19th, the piece was unveiled on Friday to mark Madrid's 400th anniversary.

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Hanging above the plaza's statue of King Philip III of Spain, the piece explores the...

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