Gator in the Bay Art Float Heads to Art Basel

Gator in the Bay is a 104-foot by 8-foot float.

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    NBC 6 South Florida
    Gator in the Bay

    One of the largest exhibits being displayed during Miami's popular Art Basel this year will be a floating piece of art.

    Gator in the Bay, crafted with floating art tiles, will head down the New River in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday and make its way to the Miami Yacht Club. The message behind the art focuses on bringing awareness to the shrinking Florida Everglades.

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    Lloyd Goradesky, a Hollywood-based artist and photographer, came up with the idea for "Floating Tile Art 'Gator in the Bay,'" three years ago. He explains the construction of the gator head.

    Gator in the Bay is a 104-foot by 8-foot float. Artist Lloyd Goradesky will take photos of the gator float via helicopter and seaplane.

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