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Janet Echelman: “As if It Were Already Here”

Artistic Inspiration


Artist Janet Echelman created this sculpture “As If It Were Already Here” to imitate history over Boston’s Rose Kennedy Greenway. Weighing approximately one ton and created with over half a million knots, the colored banding eludes to the six traffic lanes that once crowded the neighborhood. If you want to catch a glimpse of this display, it’s on view through October 2015. Click here to read more about Echelman's project and the Boston Public Arts program.