(American, b. 1969)
Acrylic paint, wood, archival prints, ladder, mirror, paper cups, stone, lamp, tools, pen, tape, paint brush, newspaper
Overall: 350.5 x 292.1 x 190.5 cm (138 x 115 x 75 in.)
© Sarah Sze
Gift of Agnes Gund 2015.145
Sze was originally trained as a painter and her study of that medium informs her sculpture—here, paint is a sculptural element.
This installation comprises supplies, tools, and debris from Sze’s home and studio. These ordinary materials challenge the perceived barrier between art and the everyday that we inhabit. The industrial ladder at the center of the sculptural composition is scaled to the viewer’s body, issuing a playful (though not literal) invitation to climb into the work of art. Similarly accessible, the recurring photographs of sunsets could be taken by anyone at any time in any place.
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