Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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This is located in the Seattle Art Museum (SAM).
It is an exhibit in one of the galleries instead of being in the bathroom where it belongs.
Clearly, I must be a philistine, but can someone please explain to me why this is art?
I didn't take a separate photo of the blurb, but here it is cropped from the above photo. Although it is blurry, you can clearly read the directive on the bottom:
I really think that they used the wrong message. It should not say "Please do not Touch".
I will let you fill in the blank: It should say instead "Please do not ________."
Image: Urinal, 1984, Robert Gober, American, b. 1954, wood, wire, plaster and enamel paint, 30 x 20 x 20 in., Seattle Art Museum, Gift of the Virginia and Bagley Wright Collection, in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Seattle Art Museum, 2014.25.24. © Robert Gober, Photo: Paul Macapia.