“lying on top of a building the clouds looked no nearer than when I was lying on the street”

From an article by David Ebner in The Globe and Mail 3 Feb 2010 8:15 pm“At the corner of Cordova and Burrard, a one-line poem by British artist Liam Gillick wraps the facade of the new Fairmont Pacific Rim. The 60-centimetre-tall steel letters repeat for 17 storeys: “lying on top of a building the clouds looked no nearer than when I was lying on the street”.

We like the meaning and the sentiment, but we’re unsure about the business model, circa 2010. -vreaa

One response to ““lying on top of a building the clouds looked no nearer than when I was lying on the street”

  1. He’s obviously never lain on top of the Burj Dubai!

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