Roxy Paine: Scumaks and Dendroids concluded on August 29, but three Scumaks will remain–all generous gifts from the artist. Jan Schall, Sanders Sosland Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, selected five Scumaks from the 44 produced during the exhibition. In spirited voting from this short list, three Scumaks were chosen for the collection by the public, Museum staff/volunteers and Museum Trustees.

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S2 P2 MAR 24
Selected by Museum Trustees

Massive and bulbous, this giant mound flows in two directions to create, almost miraculously, a bridge. The left and right arms are firmly grounded, while the center is open. The urge to peek through that opening or to metaphorically pass through it is compelling. What computer program allowed this singular event to happen!