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Man Creates a Massive Crop Circle of Beto O’Rourke’s Face. Here’s What It Looks Like From Above http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/timeblogs/swampland/~3/FzAmyHM3kQk/ Mar 19th 2019, 17:23
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If your upcoming flight lands in Austin, Texas, you’re going to have more than just a view of the city. An artist has created a crop circle using organic materials such as mulch, sand and clay to make a portrait of 2020 presidential contender Beto O’Rourke, who announced his candidacy last week.
Less than one week after @BetoORourke announced he is running for president, an artist took his skills to the next level. A giant #BETO2020 crop circle will be visible when landing to the Austin Airport Tonight on @KVUE, the artist explains what it took to put this together pic.twitter.com/daNj1pk01z — 𝙹𝚞𝚊𝚗 𝙻. 𝚁𝚘𝚍𝚛𝚒𝚐𝚞𝚎𝚣「 KVUE 」 (@_JuanRodriguez_) March 18, 2019
The artist, Stan Herd, reportedly spent up to $10,000 in the materials, transportation and housing the project took, but he told ABC’s local news channel in Austin, KVUE, that it was a community effort to make the artwork.
The artwork portraying @BetoORourke’s face in Austin cost the artist about $10,000 in flights, hotels, and material He says it was a community effort to put this piece of art together. You’ll hear from him on @KVUE at 5PM (📸: Stan Herd) pic.twitter.com/DfzqUPDayO — 𝙹𝚞𝚊𝚗 𝙻. 𝚁𝚘𝚍𝚛𝚒𝚐𝚞𝚎𝚣「 KVUE 」 (@_JuanRodriguez_) March 18, 2019
The portrait has a diameter of approximately two acres and it is located just a couple miles north of Austin Bergstrom International Airport.
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