Roxy Paine's 'Maelstrom' at the Met

 - May 9, 2009   Updated: Aug 23 2011
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These twisted steel branches are part of Roxy Paine's 'Maelstrom' exhibition at the Met in New York. It's a post-apocalyptic landscape of sorts, a twisted web of manmade branches that extends across the museum's rooftop and forces visitors to navigate their way through the installation as they might a dense forest.

Be sure to check out the video above for the Met's installation footage of Roxy Paine's 'Maelstrom.' The exhibition will run through October 25.

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