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Wynn's Erection: More Balls

By Chuckmonster on Friday, 25th January 2013 5:00pm
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In the second of a seemingly endless series, Wynn Las Vegas today unveiled a sculpture entitled The Balls that Took Up Space.

Wynn Sculpture

Doesn't look like Britney Spears or Billy Joel, unless they've both turned into seven multi-colored Socker Boppers.



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Comments & Discussion:

I think they're pretty.

Koons? Is SW getting into the modern game?

Big public art is so Winter '09.

But really, Koons-boner.

I'd think that the space would be too small for the entire tulip construction, but I guess I haven't been in that area in a while.

Maybe instead of Andrea's eyes...these are her turds.

Bring back the Picasso.

you're right. the entire construction is pretty remarkable (i vividly remember the reflections of a rainy day in bilbao). i bet chuck can spin quite an analogy... buying a statement piece of modern art, and cutting it in half. a version (with stems) just sold at christie's for $33.6MM:

http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/sculptures-statues-figures/jeff-koons-tulips-5621948-details.aspx

if you look at the reflection on the floor you can see the stems havent been broken. the tulip sculpture isnt that big (around 17 feet round), so it could possibly fit.
FYI; there are 5 tulip sculptures. i wonder if SW bought the one last november or if this is on loan from somewhere?

source: http://www.artlyst.com/articles/jeff-koons-deflated-tulip-balloon-sculpture-sells-for-21-million

Nice place for the early morning vomiting clubbers to empty out

was this the big announcement we have been waiting for-shiny balls?

Im thinking it has something to do with the upcoming residence show Steve Wynn has been talking about putting on after Garth Brooks ended. He said its something "that's never been done before", so a headliner act would be unlikely...but maybe...



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