Not for consumption – or is it? For decades this sculpture has been relentlessly crafted by unsung artisans wielding the tools of the kitchen. ‘Not 4 Consumption’ brings this iconic work to light. Finally, a chance to reconsider this important piece and its complex role in the understanding of the art world itself. Presented here as an ensemble complete with The Contextual Napkin that supports The Cube’s diligent efforts toward making gallery goers more readily accepting of The Situation therein.
Each 5”x7” box includes a uniquely shaped and whittled wood cheddar cheese cube and a faux napkin made from torn paper. The duo is united through the application of rich impasto paintwork. Buyers are urged to arrange and reconfigure the elements while pondering the vastness of the innumerable instances these symbols have been called upon to do their work.
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