Monday, February 10, 2020

An Art Critic Accidentally Shattered a $19,000 Glass Sculpture

... she placed a Coke can on one of the stone elements in order to take a picture as a critique of the work.
L├ęsper, who is known as a provocateur, defended herself, telling Milenio, the Mexico City newspaper she writes for, that she placed the can near, but not on, the sculpture when it shattered. “I had an empty can of soda, I tried to put it on one of the stones, but the work exploded,” she said. “It was like the work heard my comment and felt what I thought of it.” She denied deliberately endangering the work, or attempting to leave the scene of the accident.
Read the whole article by Javier Pes here.