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Ice Capades

By Margaret Lyons in Arts & Entertainment on Feb 8, 2008 6:20PM

Chicago's a solid art town--we have a Picasso on the street, a big mirrored bean, amazing museums, etc. The only thing were missing is the Simpson's "Escalator-to-Nowhere". So expectations were high for Wall-O-Ice.

We were expecting a giant magical mosaic of ice, threatening to spill out onto the street and carve a canyon down Michigan Ave. Instead, we froze our butts off staring at a bunch of frozen Kool-Aid. Oooooh yeah. We wanted a serious wall, not the inside of a dying freezer with a bunch of melting popsicles. The best we can say is that it's colorful. --Joshua Mellin, who also took the photo

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