"Over Ten Thousand Individual Works" (1987/88)

"Over Ten Thousand Individual Works," 1987/88
Enamel on cast Hydrocal, 2 inches in diameter each, with variable lengths, each unique
Photo by Fred Scruton
© Allan McCollum
Courtesy the artist

"Each one of these objects was designed by a different person in a different country, and who knows how long it took the fellow to make the model of this little thing—and then have the design approved, making ones that didn’t work, and having to test and retest."

-Allan McCollum