Miami's Five Ugliest Public Art Eyesores
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That being said, Miami is home to some ugly-ass art.
There's no accounting for taste where art is concerned, and here in the 305, our picturesque landscape is broken up by more than a few eyesore installations. These monumentally garish forms of "artistic" expression are placed strategically throughout the city -- some paid for with tax dollars, all incredibly pointless. Hey, at least there are a few fewer starving artists in the world, right?
Here are our city's top 5 worst artistic missteps.
|World's most expensive pet rock.|
Poor Miami Dade College, the red-headed stepchild of Miami's educational landscape. But at least the city has attempted to grace its various campus landmarks with art, presumably in order to up the school's prestige .
One of these "prestigious" pieces is dubbed "Portrait of a Rock." And, yeah, the name says it all; it's a large aluminum monstrosity that looks like, well, a giant rock. Creativity in all its glory, courtesy of Robert Lawrence Lobe. Personally, we'd rather have the real thing.