On a Sparse Inauguration Day, an Art Installation of a Field of Flags Replaces Attendees
The installation is in keeping with the inaugural theme of “America United.”

Caroline Goldstein, January 20, 2021

On a day when, every four years, thousands of visitors, politicians, and dignitaries usually flood Washington, DC, to witness the presidential inauguration, the city is eerily empty today (except for the National Guard).

Visitors from across the country were advised not to travel to the nation’s capital due to public-health concerns and threats from pro-Trump extremists. So, in lieu of in-person celebrants, the Presidential Inauguration Committee organized an art installation of 200,000 US flags representing those who would’ve attended the event in different circumstances. Read More Here

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