"Natural Copies from the Coal Mines of Central Utah" (1994/95)

"Natural Copies from the Coal Mines of Central Utah," 1994/95
Enamel paint on solid-cast polymer-enhanced Hydrocal, 22 x 26 x 20 inches each
Produced in collaboration with the College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum, Price, Utah
© Allan McCollum
Courtesy the artist

"I’d been making casts, copies, and replicas of things like the Individual Works and Surrogate Paintings but I wanted to create things that satisfied our expectations of art. One of the things that we love about art is often that it’s old."

-Allan McCollum