Performance Piece, 2000, by land artist Dennis Oppenheim, 24'h x 12'w x 12'd, Steel, galvanized steel, epoxy, pigments, cement, bugles, fire brick, foam & fiberglass. This piece invites one to consider the fusion of architecture & musical performance. The structure stands at Johnson County Community College, Oveland Park, Kansas / Photo: E. G. Schempe
Dennis Oppenheim - Performance Piece
Tammy Smith Well I was a very impressionable kid and I saw a scary movie when I was 5 that really changed my life. My parents had forbidden me to see it, so I snuck into the living room and watched it from behind the couch. For years after, I couldn't sleep very well and would make barricades of my stuffed animals and toys to protect me. It didn't take much to scare me, so when we would pass by the abandoned amusement park near my house after that, I would imagine myself riding on the rust...