"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
From the series, "Exclusive"
Josiah McElheny discusses his film "Conceptual Drawings for a Chandelier, 1965" (2005), an abstract portrait of the Big Bang through the Lobmeyr chandeliers at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Producer: Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Camera & Sound: Nick Ravich. Editor: Jennifer Chiurco. Artwork courtesy: Josiah McElheny. Thanks: The Museum of Modern Art, New York.