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Rodin's Thinker Ponders his Parking Lot Status

Food for Thought. Rodin's Thinker Ponders his Parking Lot Attendant Status

Do you find this disturbing too?

Detroit Institute of Arts

The DIA was designed with a circular driveway passing by the elegant main entrance.  Dominating this entrance is the institution's most renowned sculpture, Rodin's Thinker.

Starting sometime in the nineties, parking began being allowed on this plaza, perhaps as some perquisite for museum donors.  No one is really certain why and when it was decided to convert this beautiful area in to a parking lot.

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