Madison Ave snow sculptures Douglas Rothschild

Snow as temporary art installation

Melanie sent along this photo today with a note:

Like making lemonade out of lemons, Douglas Rothschild makes art out of snow and by doing so brought surprise, delight, and smiles of appreciation from many passing by Mad Lark Laundry [on Madison Ave in Albany] today. Thank you, Douglas!

(Thank you, Melanie!)

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"Here's a larger version if you'd like a better look." Where? I'd enjoy a larger look, but I find no link to an image larger than the tiny one here.

Editors: Fixed. Thank you.

This makes me happy.

I know it's a small gesture, perhaps insignificant to many, but it gives me hope for humanity.

Someone, somewhere, creating happiness and joy out of the sad and mundane. No reason to do it - just the good and positivity at the core of people shining through.

Beautiful standing "snow" sculptures. If you're taking requests, I'd love to see a ring fort. But seriously, Douglas, you've outdone yourself. A true artist of many mediums!

There is a Zig Zag path--on the side walk--through the snow, by the same artist, on Dana Ave. The path zigs from 91 Dana Ave to 79 Dana Ave. {it took the post man 54 seconds to traverse it this afternoon}.
This installation has occurred on Dana Ave, just East of New Scotland Ave., every Snow Storm for the past ten years.
Sadly, this will be the final installation, as Madlone [or some such] is developing those properties & next year, someone will presumably be shoveling a straight path.
{Dana Ave is parallel to, & one block south of Madison.}

Thank you, Doug. I appreciate the element of finite form that will change with the weather. Reminiscent of the Starn twins's work that e pliers the interpence of time and organic structure.

And, if it looks good, it is good.

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