Monday, September 15, 2008

By the numbers: Face-Off

“Six staff, 200 hours, 7000 canvases… plus another team of six spent 12 days painstakingly putting Velcro dots on the back of each canvas.”
The New Zealand Herald reporting the Auckland Art Gallery on the installation of Cloud by John Reynolds.

“Six tons of polystyrene, 300,000 links and seven different sorts of chain.”
The Govett-Brewster’s Rhana Devenport introducing Peter Robinson’s Snow Ball Blind Time

Image: Macy’s New York processing orders in 1940