The New York art world was thrown a free joke when, over the summer, people waited in the rain to get into the Museum of Modern Art’s Rain Room, a project by the studio Random International. The line was a capstone to a year of big projects with big draws, one more peak in a now-familiar rhythm: every few months some arts institution offers the “must-see” project of the season.
Sure, the Rain Room at the Museum of Modern Art sounds cool — but is it really worth waiting in line for 13 hours to see it? That’s apparently what some people did this past weekend, says Gothamist, topping the previous high of 12 hours in London.
Today the world changed. The cruelest man in the world, Dominique Ansel, the chef and owner of the bakery of the same name, tweeted a tantalizing photo of the all elusive Cronut