Van Gogh painting recreated with 4 million PET bottles

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/12/26
By: Wang Chao-yu and Lilian Wu

Taipei , Dec. 26 (CNA) A northern Taiwan park that recreated Vincent Van 201512260033t0001Gogh’s painting “Starry Night” on a massive scale using more than 4 million discarded PET bottles began a trial run Saturday.

Wang Chih-chin (王志欽), a spokesman for the Embrace Cultural and Creative Park (擁恆文創園區), said the Keelung-based park will start to charge NT$100 (US$3.04) for adults and NT$50 for children, students and senior citizens from the following day.

The opening hours will be 10 a.m. through 9 p.m., with a free shuttle service provided at Badu railway station, he said.

Unison Developing Co. (國統集團), which owns the park, said that the NT$90 million creation is aimed at expressing the ideas of environmental protection, the arts and therapy.     [FULL  STORY]

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