The Emperor's new clothes " is used to describe a object or situation in which people are afraid to criticize because everyone else seems to think it is good or important".
Is this (public art) art or the emperor's new clothes ? I will let you answer that question.
Paola Piv, Alaskan-based artist, created this site-specific installation with the help of New York's public art fund, is part of a series of sculptures created from large machinery, making them move and function in ways not originally intended.
"How I Roll," a twin-engine plane, supported by vertical steel posts at the wing tips, rotates through 360 degrees in a constant state of motion as it is both both airborne at still while remaining in place atop two beams- in the center of midtown plaza on 60th and 5th avenue in Central Park, New York. A Piper Seneca slowly rotating on its own axis in a circular motion 24 hours a day until August 26th, 2012.