THAT’S NOT ART!
5.56 bullet casings, seed beads, monofilament, support structure
48”W x 72”D x 48”H (support structure not included)
That's Not Art! a commissioned sculptire/installation for the Pulse Art Fair is titled after President Theodore Roosevelt response upon hearing about some of the works in the original Armory Show: the New York Society of Independent Artists 1917 exhibition, It is a visual allegory loosely based on Marcel Duchamp's readymade: Fountain. It's made of hundreds of suspended bullet casings. The same bullet casings that the National Guard uses and stores in the lower levels of the Armory building, where the Pulse Art Fair was to take place.