Aaron Koblin
TheSheepMarket.com
2006
Inspired by a passage from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Le Petit Prince, a collection of 10,000 sheep made by workers on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk.
 Workers were paid 0.02 ($USD) to “draw a sheep facing to the left.”
Animations of each sheep’s creation may be viewed at TheSheepMarket.com.

Aaron Koblin

TheSheepMarket.com

2006

Inspired by a passage from Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry’s Le Petit Prince, a collection of 10,000 sheep made by workers on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk.


Workers were paid 0.02 ($USD) to “draw a sheep facing to the left.”

Animations of each sheep’s creation may be viewed at TheSheepMarket.com.

Paul McCarthy
Cultural Gothic
1992






Metal, wood, pneumatic cylinder, compressor, programmed controller, burlap with foam, acrylic, dirt, fiberglass, clothing, wigs and stuffed goat

Paul McCarthy

Cultural Gothic

1992

Metal, wood, pneumatic cylinder, compressor, programmed controller, burlap with foam, acrylic, dirt, fiberglass, clothing, wigs and stuffed goat

Edward Frederick Brewtnall
The Shepherdess
1900

Edward Frederick Brewtnall

The Shepherdess

1900

Macha Suzuki
Minor Threat
2008
mixed media

Macha Suzuki

Minor Threat

2008

mixed media

Ai Weiwei
Ram’s Head
from Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads
2011
bronze
A recreation of bronze animal heads that once adorned the Zodiac Fountain in Yuan Ming Yuan, the Old Summer Palace, in Beijing. Cast around 1750, the original heads were looted by Anglo-French troops during the Second Opium War.

Ai Weiwei

Ram’s Head

from Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

2011

bronze

A recreation of bronze animal heads that once adorned the Zodiac Fountain in Yuan Ming Yuan, the Old Summer Palace, in Beijing. Cast around 1750, the original heads were looted by Anglo-French troops during the Second Opium War.

Carved Ram
Pre-Pottery Neolithic B period (eighth millennium BCE)
found at Tel Motza, outside of Jerusalem, Israel
carved limestone

Carved Ram

Pre-Pottery Neolithic B period (eighth millennium BCE)

found at Tel Motza, outside of Jerusalem, Israel

carved limestone

Jeanne Piffard
Earthenware sculpture depicting a kid
in an edition of 100
c. 1930

Jeanne Piffard

Earthenware sculpture depicting a kid

in an edition of 100

c. 1930

Santi di Tito

Madonna and Child with St. John the Baptist

and detail

1575

Agnolo Bronzino
Madonna and Child with the Infant St. John the Baptist
c. 1540 - 50
oil on panel

Agnolo Bronzino

Madonna and Child with the Infant St. John the Baptist

c. 1540 - 50

oil on panel

Simen Johan
Untitled
from Until the Kingdom Comes
2009
digitally altered photograph

Simen Johan

Untitled

from Until the Kingdom Comes

2009

digitally altered photograph