Christo, “The Mastaba of Abu Dhabi (Project for United Arab Emirates)” (1979)
What will the future think of the world when they look back on the marks we have left? Will it be with the same reverence with which we gaze on the Acropolis hill and the Parthenon that sits upon it as a symbol of civilization and democracy or something less forthcoming? Is the World’s Largest Permanent Sculpture a Monument to Our Times?

Christo, “The Mastaba of Abu Dhabi (Project for United Arab Emirates)” (1979)

What will the future think of the world when they look back on the marks we have left? Will it be with the same reverence with which we gaze on the Acropolis hill and the Parthenon that sits upon it as a symbol of civilization and democracy or something less forthcoming? Is the World’s Largest Permanent Sculpture a Monument to Our Times?