Tauba Auerbach Altar/Engine 2015

  • Not on view
3D printed nylon and plastic on table of aluminum, wood and paint
116 parts ranging from 18 × 18 × 10” (45.7 × 45.7 × 25.4 cm) to 1 × 1 × 2” (2.5 × 2.5 × 5.1 cm), table 15 × 108 × 108” (38.1 × 274.3 × 274.3 cm)
Acquired through the generosity of Jerry I. Speyer and Katherine Farley, Allison and Neil Rubler, an anonymous donor, and The Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art
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© Tauba Auerbach. Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Painting and Sculpture

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