The Cocktail Party

Maker and role
Artist: Sandy Skoglund, American, born 1946
Year
1992
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Media/Materials
Installation with found objects, Cheez Doodles, and paint
Credit line
Given anonymously
Accession number
2009.104
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Location
Further information
Sandy Skoglund's The Cocktail Party recreates this domestic ritual using junk food snacks, covering figures, furniture, walls, and floor.
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Fantastic Sandy Skoglund installation! brilliant artist.

- Lesley Dill on 25-04-2021 14:52:48

I was a studio assistant in Sandy’s studio on Brooke st. when this was built. We face a lot of technical issues with this piece -some of the figures were robotic and we had problems with mice. The color was carotene based and not light fast. I’m so glad it has finally found a home. Say hey to Sandy if you see her.

- Jay Milligan on 11-03-2021 22:58:14

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