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It Takes More than 200 Gallons of Paint to Cover a Building

Two hundred gallons of paint sounds like a lot, right? Think again. This morning, two hundred gallons of Sherman Williams were poured down the former National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency building at Navy Yard. This was kickoff event of a month long project called Art Yards in which artists will transform this soon-doomed building into a giant installation. The rainbow effect of all of the paint is pretty cool, but it's surprising that this volume of paint covers such a small percentage of the facade. Imagine then how much paint it took to cover nearby church-turned-art gallery Blind Whino!
· "We're going to pour 200 gallons of paint down the M Street façade" [PoPville]