"CREMASTER 4" (1994)

"CREMASTER 4," 1994
Production still
Photo by Peter Strietmann, © 1994 Matthew Barney
Courtesy Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York

"I think a lot of the references I make to American traditions- whether it's athletics or a kind of car culture- I think those are things that I've certainly grown up with and understand. It makes those things very available to me to use, and I consider them as kinds of vessels...they're used as carriers...the concept of a vehicle draws a line between locations...

- Matthew Barney