An artist that came to Buffalo to perform in an exhibition tracing the development of Chinese conceptual art is now in trouble with the law after trying to perform another stunt.
He Yun Chang, 38, of Beijing sat in a plexiglas box filled with concrete up to his waist on Friday in front of the Albright Knox Gallery totally naked.
Wait! Wasn't he kind of wearing concrete pants? Boxy, concrete pants...
Saturday afternoon, Chang decided to perform another stunt.
State Parks Police say Chang stripped off all his clothing, tied a rope around his waist to some sort of an anchor and walked out about 40 to 50 feet towards the brink of the falls.
Police believe that his plan was to stand out in the water totally naked for 24-hours.
Chang even had a staff member from UB and several people filming the stunt until something went wrong. The rope that was holding him from slipping into the rapids came untied and he had to wade back towards shore.
That's when a tourist spotted the naked man in the water and called police thinking that he may be suicidal.
Tourists! Such philistines!