Metal monkeys to take over bridge at ArtPrize

8:05 AM, Jun 21, 2011   |    comments
Artist rendition of the Metal Monkey Mania exhibit
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GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) - Hey Hey! It's the monkeys!

ArtPrize 2011 artist Dale Rogers and the Humane Society of West Michigan confirmed that the "Metal Monkey Mania" exhibit has been matched to appear on the Blue Pedestrian Bridge in downtown during this year's competition. 

ArtPrize 2011 runs from September 21 to October 9 in downtown Grand Rapids.  ArtPrize organizers are currently matching registered artists with registered venues throughout the city.

"Metal Monkey Mania" will consist of 100 metal sculpted monkeys, each measuring about 4 1/2 feet tall, 2 feet wide, 6 inches deep and weighing about 30 pounds.

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