New Art Installation Allows People To Climb, Destroy, Drink

New Art Installation Allows People To Climb, Destroy, Drink

A French artist's pyramid made of beer is destroyed and consumed within a museum.

Graham Jones
  • 8 december 2011

An in-door pyramid made of 72,000 bottles of Efes Turkish beer allowed contemporary art museum visitors to explore the space while enjoying a complimentary beer. The bottles were stacked in boxes as a series of steps in the center of the room, and by the end of the night many of the cases lay torn and bottles broken across the floor. The creative project’s theme centered on colonialism, tourism and the relationship between a monument preservation and its deterioration.

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