Blossom Fireworks Explode in The Philadelphia Museum of Art

A 60-second blossom pattern

Artistic ingenuity
There is a while since this event has taken place, but we are stunned as always of the particular artistic ingenuity. The flower firework was created by Cai Guo-Qiang, a contemporary Chinese artist, in 2009. He was asked by the Philadelphia Museum of Art to perform the explosion event called Fallen Blossoms at the front facade of the building. Perhaps this is why we have invented gunpowder after all, as it was one of the main components in the project, along with a metal net and scaffolding. The gunpowder fuse activated a 60-second blossom pattern, igniting the front walls for a minute of sparkles.


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