“I look at so many things visually,” said photographer Daniel Jones, “so I’m looking at the lines, the curvature, and why did he do it one side taller than the other? And it’s white marble, white on white. And a white building in New York City, I kind of wonder, who’s gonna clean it, you know?”
“So you’re thinking of it very practically. You’re not thinking of symbolism, of any kind of a spiritual experience?” asked CBS News’ Martha Teichner.
“No, don’t get me wrong -- I had more of a spiritual experience the first time I saw it ‘cause there was no one else here. And every little sound would echo and it just felt like I was just in a big cloud. It very much like a spaceship. I mean, if you’ve seen any of the ‘Alien’ films, it just reminds me of what a spaceship from that film would look like. It’s very cathedral-like.”