What is the carbon footprint of the 340-ton rock transported on a 196-wheel vehicle on an 11-day journey to an art museum in L.A.?Let's subsidize more art majors in our universities, though.
And why doesn't The New York Times, celebrating the project on its website front page, question the environmentalism of this project?
It's art precisely because it has no practical use. Meanwhile, driving a mid-sized car or turning on an incandescent lightbulb is an environmental sin, characteristic of our ordinary lives, for which the NYT never tires of shaming us.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
When Art and Environmentalism Clash
Saw this on Althouse and thought it pretty funny: