Presenting a sculpture in an abandoned warehouse encasing almost 4-million cubic feet of space was a daunting prospect. How would the artwork compete with the vastness of this kind of gallery? How large would the piece need to be resonate in this industrial-age relic? We would ultimately decide on a 75-foot-long centerpiece, sculpted from 5-tons of polystyrene foam, and coated with 60-tons of sugar.
SHORT VIDEO produced by CREATIVE TIME
to see a full list of the production team, visit: http://creativetime.org/projects/karawalker/production-team/
SHORT TIME-LAPSE VIDEO produced by CREATIVE TIME
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At the behest of Creative Time Kara E. Walker has confected:
Kara Walker - A Subtlety
or the Marvelous Sugar Baby
an Homage to the unpaid and overworked Artisans who have refined our Sweet tastes from the cane fields to the Kitchens of the New World on the Occasion of the demolition of the Domino Sugar Refining Plant.