A colourful and strange new art installation called ‘Umbrella Sky’ caught my eye today while websurfing. The art is made up of 45 colored umbrellas suspended within the historic walls of Clifford’s Tower in York, England. It is the first time this medieval tower has had any kind of covering since 1684 when an enormous explosion blew the roof off (the tower was used as a store for gunpowder and munitions). And for those who think this is inappropriate, no it’s not a permanent exhibit – it’s only up for a month.

Photo credit: AP / Anna Gowthorpe

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