Meat Mass

© Generali Foundation Collection—Permanent Loan to the Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Photo: Werner Kaligofsky

Allan Sekula

Meat Mass, 1972

Documentation of the performance 12 black-and-white photographs, baryta paper (prints 2003), 8 photographs approx. 16.6 x 23.3 cm or 23.6 x 15.3 cm and 3 photographs 18.7 x 23.8 cm, typescript text on paper, 12.7 x 20.3 cm Framed 83 x 154.3 cm Photographs by Allan Sekula and David Alward


Artwork text

Meat Mass Over a period of several weeks, expensive cuts of meat were stolen from a supermarket and stored in a freezer. The thawed steaks were thrown beneath the wheels of freeway traffic. January 1972

Lending history
None New York, NY, USA, Austrian Cultural Forum New York 2014 Bolzano, IT, Museion 2007 New York, NY, USA, Austrian Cultural Forum New York 2005 Munich, DE, Haus der Kunst 2005 Rotterdam, NL, Witte de With 3. OG