Power Tools (Herramientas)

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Power Tools (Herramientas)

Mexico, 1999
Installation Art
.1) Tool #1: customized leaf-blower machine with electric motor and car battery (by Cody Sanchez) and chromed low-rider bicycle club plaque, displayed on mirror and Astroturf pedestal, on a carpet of Astroturf ringed with cedar chips; .2) Tool #2: customized leaf-blower machine with 24-karat gold-plated engine, velvet, and metal-flake apple candy paint, displayed on mirror and Astroturf pedestal, on a carpet of Astroturf ringed with cedar chips; .3) Banner: synthetic fabric banner
Overall dimensions approximately: 96 x 96 x 96 in. (243.84 x 243.84 x 243.84 cm) variable
Modern and Contemporary Art Council, 2000 Art Here and Now Purchase (M.2000.124.1-.3)
Not currently on public view