Midas Fence

Hiawatha Line Light Rail, Minneapolis, MN 2010

220 running feet of weathering steel panels with etched bronze overlays for the American Boulevard station of the Hiawatha Line Light Rail. The imagery consists of local plants and animals whose names allude to riches: golden eyed duck, jewel weed, golden rod, etc., overlaid with bronze etched with articles from the NYT’s describing the fall of Lehman Brothers and subsequent financial collapse.

 

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