My first encounter with Roxy Paine’s work was his exhibition of ‘Control Room’ – I was awed then and it just keeps getting better. What you’re looking at is a full scale replica of a commercial fast food kitchen. I’ll be indulgent and call it an androgynous one at that – no logos, no colors, no distinctions of any kind. A tasty little parallel to what is or isn’t artificial in this environment and the one it mimics.
birch, maple wood, glass, fluorescent
13′ 7″ x 20′ 1/2″ x 13′ 13/16″ (H x W x D)
Kavi Gupta Chicago | Berlin
photos by: Joseph Rynkiewicz