I figured that since I am a NYC blogger I should post the obligatory pictures of The Gates :
I totally get why a lot of people weren't crazy about them, but I kind of loved them! I loved how they changed the whole character of the park, especially with the snow. Yes, it was crowded, but it was quite a happening - and as I overheard one guy say "I don't really like it, but I won't argue that it's not art." And the great thing is, for all those people who hated them, they're gone! All I know is that I was thrilled to be able to experience the project first hand.
The gates seemed to inspire people, as well - like this:
And here's a sight - not sure if she's a real bride or a model: