Time Capsule

Marisa Olson


found cassette in box, gold paint
.625 x 4.25 x 2.75 inches
Provenance: gift of the artist
Acquired: 2011


The piece is a part of the artist’s series, “Time Capsules”.

Description from Olson’s web site: “These sculptures, often exhibited in site-specific assemblages resembling landfills or garbage piles, are endangered units of time otherwise destined for burial, but instead rescued, taken out of circulation, and painted gold (Fort Knox-style) in reclamation of their value.”