Internal Component of an Electrical Appliance of the House of an Art Centre Director Replaced by a Solid Gold Replica with the Funds of the Center He Directs | Ferran Barenblit's Vacuum Cleaner, 2010

Hong Kong 2015
Carroll / Fletcher
18 carat gold
Karmelo Bermejo Internal Component of an Electrical Appliance of the House of an Art Centre Director Replaced by a Solid Gold Replica with the Funds of the Center He Directs | Ferran Barenblit's Vacuum Cleaner, 2010 18 carat gold Barenblit is the director of the Centro de Arte 2 de Mayo, Madrid. The vacuum cleaner is exhibited with its casing closed, so the replacement gold component is hidden from the viewer. The only allusion to the intervention is a label next to the vacuum cleaner with the name of the author, title of the work, measurements, technique, and year.