Alice Aycock

Sand/Fans

May 26–June 9, 1971 112 Greene Street/Workshop
Installation view of "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view of "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view of "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view of "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation View of "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation View of "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view photo contact sheets from "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view photo contact sheets from "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view photo contact sheets from "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view photo contact sheets from "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971

Exhibition Description

Exhibition description excerpt from Brentano, R., & Savitt, M. (1981). 112 Workshop, 112 Greene Street: History, artists & artworks. New York: New York University Press:
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Four industrial fans were placed opposite each other and equidistant from a center pile of sand (located in the basement). The fans were turned on and remained on during the time in which the piece was shown. The distribution of the sand depended on the distance of the fans from the center. The cancelling-out process of air currents moving against one another kept the sand moving within one general area. Finally, the pile of sand became so low that most of the air passed over it. The piece was approximately 20′ square.” [artist’s statement]

Artist Statement

Artist statement for "Sand/Fans," 1971
Artist statement for "Sand/Fans," 1971

Related Correspondence

Correspondence regarding "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Correspondence regarding "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view of "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view of "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation View of "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view photo contact sheets from "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view photo contact sheets from "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view of "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view of "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation View of "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view photo contact sheets from "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971
Installation view photo contact sheets from "Alice Aycock: Sand/Fans," 1971