Janet Echelman, of Brookline, is world renowned for her soaring, ephemeral aerial sculptures. But until now, she’s never had a major public art commission in the Boston area.
As anyone who has walked through the Rose Kennedy Greenway since May 3rd can tell you, that’s changed. Her new work, As If It Were Already Here, suspends one ton of spliced and knotted rope and twine from three different skyscrapers to create a sculpture that undulates and fluctuates above the Greenway (read more about the project).
See the enthralling result in the time-lapse video by Julian Tryba.