vladimir tatlin designed his 400m high third international tower in 1919. the tower was an utopian project, which was never built. nevertheless, it keeps on inspiring artists until today. ai wei wei has reconstructed the tower and transformed it into a crystal chandelier. further on compare tatlin’s monument & recently posted anish kapoor’s wonderful monumental sculpture, intended to be built @ the london olympic park in 2012 (brought to our attention by artist/friend/blogger kim guthrie)