Boombox Retrospective (Tom Sachs)

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With its flair of the cheap and ridiculous, Tom Sachs: Boombox Retrospective, 1999-2016 now at the Brooklyn Museum of Art is a mash-up of old tech and junk. Wired for sound, these plywood artifacts fill these photographs better than they do the physical space of the Rubin Pavilion. Unlike other contraptions put together by Sachs, these actually work. The espresso served up at the boombox cafe was delicious.

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Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish though and philosophical aesthetics. http://religion.syr.edu
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One Response to Boombox Retrospective (Tom Sachs)

  1. thesmilingpilgrim says:

    Haha so vintage and cool

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