Times Square Art Installation Focuses on Barriers Between Us

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Cuban artist Arlés del Rio installed 17 lifesized sculptures in Times Square. Titled "Nearness," the steel structures with human-shaped cutouts represent “the social, political, cultural and personal barriers that keep us away from one another." They are on display through August 18.

WSJ Photos: Times Square Installation Focuses on Barriers Between People | Wall Street Journal

(Image credits: Andrew Lamberson for The Wall Street Journal)