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The Art of Pink:Pink Lotus

10/28/2015

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The Peninsula New York is honoring and supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month with PINK LOTUS, a multifaceted large-scale light installation created by interdisciplinary Peruvian artist, Grimanesa Amorós. PINK LOTUS is one of the several pink themed artworks dedicated to bringing awareness to breast cancer via The Art of Pink, an annual event hosted by The Peninsula Hotels in Asia, North America and Europe. Exclusively curated by Circa 1881, PINK LOTUS sits atop The Peninsula New York’s landmark artistic façade and next to the Roman Goddesses sculptures.

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The installation is composed of LED lights and shaped to resemble a pink lotus flower. The lotus serves as a symbolic representation of creation, rebirth, and enlightenment. The Gotham Lounge at the hotel host daily Pink Afternoon Tea sessions and the “Pink Lotus”, a special cocktail created for the occasion can be order a the many dining venues throughout the hotel. This is a great way to spend a fun afternoon or evening with your girlfriends, sisters or mother all while supporting a humanitarian cause.

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Beautiful limited edition PINK LOTUS tote bags were exclusively designed by Amorós, and are available for purchased at the Peninsula New York. All proceeds benefit SHARE, a nationwide community that offers support and information to women diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancers.I am using my tote bag as a laptop carrier ♥

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Below is a time-lapsed video of the 11 minutes light sequence show. It is captivating and full of powerful loving energy.

 

The installation will remain on display till November 15th. 700 5th Ave, New York Location.

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