Makers’ Mark: The 2014 MAD Biennial Opens its Doors to New York’s Top Creatives
This tower of black ultrasuede covered boxes consists of four parts: Cutouts, Green Textile, One Offs and Wagon On Fire.
This series was created for the Essl Museum | Contemporary Art in Austria. Black exterior.
William: "Our brother Matt had a kid when we were in high school."
Steven: "Little Mattie could do no wrong; he became The Golden Child."
William: "The end of my reign."
Steven: "One morning, we parked our car on the street behind the football field at our high school."
William: "Our brother, Matt, was driving and noticed smoke coming through the vents."
Steven: "He opened the hood to a roar of fire that consumed the entire car."
William: "Hundreds of students stood on the bleachers watching our beautiful station wagon burn."
Function and Fantasy: Steven and William Ladd. Mingei International Museum, San Diego, California. 2014. Curator Christine Knoke.
New. New York, Essl Museum Contemporary Art, 2012; Curator: John Silvis.
About Steven and William Ladd
American, based in New York, New York