Art giving way to ads in Pittsburgh’s airport


The first ad controversy of 2008 has erupted in … Pittsburgh! Go figure. Pittsburgh International Airport might remove a giant aluminum sculpture, titled “Silver Grid Wall” (shown here), from its main terminal and replace it with some advertising. The artist, Peter Calaboyias, says “if the sculpture is removed, [visitors] will be inundated with University of Pittsburgh Medical Center billboards.

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