Public art. Now with a dose of stupid to complement the ugly.

Speaking of rackets:

The original design actually called for the racquet-shaped light fixtures — which each cost $4,595 — to be strung like real racquets, but that plan was nixed, Holmes added.

Five grand for a block of concrete with a bent piece of metal sticking out of it, which are now supposed to resemble futuristic trees. Futuristic trees. Let that sink in a bit. And now ask yourself, do you trust the aesthetic judgement of the people responsible for this crap? Who are they? Why do they still have jobs? There’s something just not right about them.