Giant land art in Geneva celebrates 75 years of the UN
30 June 2020 | 1:08 pm
French artist Saype created a giant work of land art called "World in progress" in the garden of the UN headquarters in Geneva, a gift from Switzerland for the 75th anniversary of the international organization.
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