Giant, 'Alien-Like' Sculptures Landing in City Hall Park This Summer


Giant, 'Alien-Like' Sculptures Landing in City Hall Park This Summer
  1. Giant, 'Alien-Like' Sculptures Landing in City Hall Park This Summer
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    Artist Katja Novitskova's "Earth Potential" exhibit will be on display starting on June …
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Artis Katja Novitskova's "Earth Potential" exhibit will be on display in June in City Hall Park. View Full Caption Rendering of Earth Potential Courtesy of Katja Novitskova

LOWER MANHATTAN —  Some otherworldly art is headed to City Hall Park.

Artist Katja Novitskova's giant flat sculptures juxtapose images of the earth and other planets, along with blown-up photos of terrestrial animals, including squids, lizards and the hydra — organisms often used in biotechnology and genetic research — creates seemingly alien artwork.

Artist Katja Novitskova's "Earth Potential" exhibit will be on display in June in City Hall Park. (Courtesy of Katja Novitskova)

The exhibit, called "Earth Potential," explores the relationship between technology, scientific research and the physical world, according the exhibit sponsor, the Public Art Fund.

“From the micro to the macro, Novitskova brings to life a world that was once invisible but now, due to advances in satellite cameras and electronic microscopes, can be pictured in great detail,” said Public Art Fund Associate curator Emma Enderby in a statement.…

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