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Best Bitter Art Piece That Wants to Make You Feel Guilty About 9-11 New York 2005 - TEN LIGHTBOXES PERCHED ON THE RAILING AS YOU CROSS THE PULASKI BRIDGE

Stop and peer into the TEN LIGHTBOXES PERCHED ON THE RAILING AS YOU CROSS THE PULASKI BRIDGE on foot. They contain a series of time-lapse photos documenting the July 2001 demolition of Greenpoint's "Twin Towers"—two 400-foot-tall gas silos, also known as the Maspeth Holders. The towers explode and then collapse, eerily prefiguring the events of 9-11. The display text notes that locals cheered the demise of the holders, and wonders, accusingly, if they are now ashamed of themselves.
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