Haegue Yang Sallim 2009

  • MoMA, Floor 2, 206 The David Geffen Wing

Do you smell that?

This sculpture represents the artist’s kitchen in Berlin, Germany. She named it Sallim, a Korean word that means “household.” In it are objects like a sink, a garlic bulb, and a fan. Yang also added a machine to release smells like apple pie, coffee, bread, and even vomit! Are there any smells that make you think of your home?

Kids label from 2024
Steel frame, perforated metal plate, caster, aluminum venetian blinds, knitting yarn, acrylic mirror, IV stand, light bulbs, cable, electric fan, timer, garlic, dishes, hot pad, and scent emitter
8' 2 1/2" x 13' 9 3/8" x 10' 2" (250 x 420 x 310 cm)
Fund for the Twenty-First Century and gift of Agnes Gund, Glenn Fuhrman, and Jerry I. Speyer
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© 2024 Haegue Yang
Painting and Sculpture

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