Barbara Koenen
installation in 1997, Ten in One Gallery, ChicagoCandiesEyeballsGrommets (colored)Parraffinoil paintCaviar (red)Sesame (various roasts)Non-PareilsSand WasabiBlack Plastic DotsMilletAluminium PaintCat LitterChromium OxideFerrus SulphateSmall GrommetsLarge GrommetsCaviar (black)Charcoal (negative space)Pink PaintSaltHot Pepper PasteOil PrimerGold PaintInk and Copper PasteBlack Pepper (ground)Nail PolishYKBGlass BeadsHumusTurmericPaper ConfettiFeltAcrylic Medium
Buddha at the Hot Dog Stand
What did the Buddha say at the hot dog stand?

"Make me one with everything."

So I did.

On rice paper, 1997 version, L to R, from top: charcoal, plastic, silk flowers, oil paint, graphite, chocolate chips, sand, watercolor, hummus, chromium oxide, sesame seeds, tumeric, poppyseeds, felt dots, glitter, oil paint, cat litter, charcoal, grommets, spraypaint, wasabi, plastic eyes, candy dots, glass beads,
salt, plastic confetti, lavender, nail polish, flax, burns, spray paint, red pepper paste, fake grass, sand, flowers + watercolor, charcoal and holes.

Shown at Westwerk eV, Hamburg, 1996; Ten in One Gallery, Chicago, 1997; LIPA, Chicago, 2002.

Selected individual pieces: