Big Bling by Martin Puryear

New York, NY

Martin Puryear’s Big Bling is a 40′-tall temporary sculpture in New York City’s Madison Square Park. It marks Madison Square Park’s art thirty-third public art exhibition. Fabricated in collaboration with Digital Atelier, the sculpture is comprised of wood wrapped in fine chain-link fence. At the top of the work is a glistening shackle which EverGreene EverGreene gilded with 23k gold.

Martin Puryear in collaboration with Digital Atelier

Image: Madison Square Park Conservancy

Image: Madison Square Park Conservancy

Image: Martin Puryear, Big Bling, 2016 (installation view in Madison Square Park, New York). Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery. © Martin Puryear. Photo: Yasunori Matsui

Image: Martin Puryear, Big Bling, 2016 (installation view in Madison Square Park, New York). Pressure-treated laminated timbers, plywood, fiberglass, gold leaf, 40 x 10 x 38 ft. Collection of the artist, courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery. © Martin Puryear. Photo: Yasunori Matsui

Image: EverGreene Architectural Arts

Image: Martin Puryear, Big Bling, 2016 (installation view in Madison Square Park, New York). Collection of the artist, courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery. © Martin Puryear. Photo: Yasunori Matsui

 



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