Buffalo, New York: Karma: Tower of Stacked Humans

Do Ho Suh's "Karma" is a tower of stacked humans, each crouching on the shoulders of the one below, extending skyward into apparent infinity. Bizarre and impressive.
Address:
Lincoln Pkwy, Buffalo, NY
Directions:
Outside the east entrance to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. North side of the city, on the west side of Lincoln Pkwy, just south of its intersection with Iroquois Drive.
Phone:
716-882-8700
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Karma.

Tower of Stacked Humans

Statue the same all the way to top.

[Carol Rhonemus, 05/15/2017]

Do Ho Suh's "Karma" has stood outside the Albright-Knox Art Gallery since 2010. On the shoulders of a man crouches another man, and other, and another, each holding his hands over the eyes of the one below. The artist says its a statement about human interdependency. Despite its seemingly infinite height, the sculpture is just 23 feet tall.

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