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Orbiter Weight Statement, 2018 by Tom Sachs

Tom Sachs
Orbiter Weight Statement, 2018
Synthetic polymer paint, sharpie, white-out on plywood
76 1/2h x 61w x 5d in
© Tom Sachs; Image Credit Genevieve Hanson; Image Courtesy Tom Sachs Studio and Vito Schnabel Gallery


‘it’s been many thousands of years that we’ve learned not only to control fire, but to achieve global telepathy (through our hand held devices), but at some cost,’ says tom sachs during our tour at the deichtorhallen hamburg. ‘today we go to other worlds to get more earth elements and gold to feed our addiction.’ on display from september 19, 2021 to april 10, 2022, ‘space program: rare earths’ immerses visitors in an expansive sculptural landscape of more than 3,000 sqm consisting of bricolage works bearing sachs‘s distinct aesthetic.

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