May 8, 2013 AT 5:00 am

dave cole: music box, singer + knitting machine

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dave cole: music box, singer + knitting machine.

‘the music box’, a monumental sculptural piece commissioned by the cleveland institute of art and developed in partnership with ohio CAT, sees the american artist dismantling a 22, 000 lb steamroller in which he refabricates more than 80% of the machine–though still maintaining its identifiable physical qualities–transforming it into a fully functioning musical box, and at a fraction of its original weight.

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1 Comment

  1. Actually, I was a little disappointed to read “at a fraction of its original weight” somehow ;)

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