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The written word erects :))

Artist Marta Minujin, Argentina latest creation - a spiraling, 25-meter-tall (82-foot) tower meant to pay homage to the written word.

Placed in  the Plaza San Martin, in the heart of the Argentine capital - “The Tower of Babel” — built from 30,000 books, most of them donations from some 50 embassies.

Artists view point - “I don’t know why we have to have different languages” ; “It’s really amusing to be able to climb up and down a work of art ” – guess I don’t have an eye for art :)

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One response

  1. Great post!

    May 17, 2011 at 5:13 am

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