"For us, the idea of having a work that has contradictions is very important—when, in affirming something, it includes itself and attacks itself. How can you put together all of these things that have nothing to do with each other? You use glue! Glue can be an idea, a word. You can use an ideological glue."
From the series, "Exclusive"
Horace & Noella Varnum in Sedgwick, Maine, describe their experiences working with artist Allan McCollum on the "Shapes from Maine" (2009) exhibition at Friedrich Petzel Gallery in New York.
Producer: Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Interview: Susan Dowling. Camera: Richard Kane & Joel Shapiro. Sound: Kenny Weinberg. Editor: Lizzie Donahue & Paulo Padilha. Artwork Courtesy: Allan McCollum. Special Thanks: Horace & Noella Varnum.