2009, Wood, varnish, and metal locks
59 x 68 x 22-1/2 inches
Colección Whitney is a vanity stocks device that invokes both the medieval torture implement as well as current financial market of “stocks and bonds.” Cruelty and torture, as regressive as such traits may seem in such a 'humane' and technologically advanced world, is alive and well. ‘Colección’ pertains to both the art world and IRS, i.e. tax and collections.