Friday, October 14, 2016

Vik Muniz | Peter Norton Family Christmas Project

Vik Muniz,
Untitled ashtray
Santa Monica, USA: Peter Norton Family Christmas Project, 1999
1¾ h. x 7½ x 6½"
Edition size unknown

Caspar David Friedrich's 1818 painting The Wanderer above the Sea of Fog is remade by Muniz out of ashes and cigarette butts, and the image is photographed and screen-printed onto porcelain as a functional ashtray.

Available at the MoMA store, here for $750 US. 

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