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Smithson's Floating Island Sets Sail

Spiral Jetty creator Robert Smithson's concept of a Floating Island—a 30'x90' man-made island towed by a tugboat around Manhattan—has, after three decades, become reality. Touted as the "anti-Gates," it tours Manhattan daily through the following weekend, starting tomorrow.
· Floating Island Viewing Schedule [Whitney Museum]
· It's Not Easy Making Art That Floats [NYTimes]
· Interactive Feature: Floating Island [NYTimes]
· Study for Floating Island [RobertSmithson.com]