Stefan Sagmeister Self-Confidence Produces Fine Results 7,400 bananas and glue
Sagmeister used green bananas to write the title into the piece, and yellow ripe bananas as the background. The strange thing about this installation is that it changed over time. As the bananas continued to ripen, the motto disappeared and the background became brownish-yellow. The whole display gradually decayed over the 24 days of the exhibition.
Old news by now, but I decided to take the train down to 2nd Avenue & Bowery to take a few of my own shots of the new(ish) RETNA mural on the Deitch Wall. You can still see some of the old Faile mural on the side of the wall.
this will be vanessa beecroft’s first new york performance in almost 10 years with her long time gallerist Jeffrey Deitch. during this weeks armory marathon of events and exhibits, i’m looking forward to this performance of a williamsburg (for a moment) success story. by kl