Sun Kwak, a Korean artist, is using over three miles of black masking tape to create an abstract art installation at the Brooklyn Museum.
Deploying a special six inch width black masking tape provided by Shurtape, Kwak has developed a method of applying and then tearing the tape she applied to columns in the museum’s rotunda. This appears as wavy lines and patterns contrasted against the museum gallerie’s walls. The effect is stunning. To a casual observer, it looks like thousands of feet of painted patterns.
The artist has spent almost 300 hours on this installation and it will be on display until July 5.
After that, its three miles of tape headed for the landfill.
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