Overheard: What Museumgoers Really Thought About ‘Sol LeWitt on the Roof: Splotches, Whirls and Twirls’

Abby Kowaloff, Student, 26
It goes well with the skyline. We would have come up here, anyway, though. We’re more up here to be up here.

Chris Crowhurst, no profession, 55
I’m disappointed. It’s like somebody said he could have this space—he didn’t have enough time to figure out what to do. But if you’re famous, you get to do that.

Victoria Morton, Lawyer, 27
Icicles. They look like they’re melting in the heat. And as long as it’s not really melting, I guess it works with the temperature up here.

Steve Silver, no profession (“I’m 19”)
It’s junk. LeWitt’s getting old. The colors here are pathetic, just awful. It’s really disappointing, because the guy’s real talented.

Stacee Houston, 28
The kids like them. It somewhat introduces them to art—I guess that’s always nice. But we came for the Chanel exhibit, and it was awesome.

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