A Sunday Afternoon in the Land of Parking Craters
Ah, a relaxing day at the park — in modern America.
This spoof on Georges Seurat’s iconic painting, “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte,” was produced by Memphis activist David Lindsey. The inspiration: Memphis now directs overflow parking from the Memphis Zoo to the city’s historic Overton Park, despite vigorous local opposition. A pair of lawsuits are currently pending.
Here’s a look at the parking-crater-in-a-park, courtesy of community activist Leigh McCormick.