Stuart Collection Superlatives
Stuart Collection pieces are in a class of their own, so
we highlighted their most unique qualities. Share your
picks with us @ucsdalumni — #StuartCollection
Do Ho Suh’s Fallen Star was the most expensive
($1.4M) and the artist came from farthest away
(Seoul, S. Korea).
Both John Baldessari’s READ/WRITE/THINK/
DREAM and Elizabeth Murray’s Red Shoe
scream with color, but Terry Allen’s Trees is
the only one that talks to you. Most Typographical
Ian Hamilton Finlay’s UNDA features the
editorial transposition symbol flowing
through the Latin word for “wave.”
Alexis Smith’s Snake Path is 560 feet
long, yet Bruce Nauman’s Vices and
Virtues uses more than a mile of neon.
A tie between the engraved messages
of Jenny Holzer’s Green Table and
the quotes and phrases of Barbara
Kruger’s Another in Price Center East.
What so many students refer to as
“Stonehenge” is actually Richard
Fleischner’s La Jolla Project.
Wind Garden by composer John Luther Adams
involves environmental sensors in a grove
of trees that capture and transform ambient
conditions into continuously changing sounds.
Jackie Ferrara’s Terrace uses many
mathematical patterns that she hoped
would spark scientists’ curiosity.
Nam June Paik’s Something Pacific was
designed to change over time, as technology
progresses and grass grows over the monitors.
See TRITONMAG.COM/PAIK for more.
Niki De Saint Phalle’s Sun God and Tim
Hawkinson’s Bear are student’s favorites to dress;
Kiki Smith’s Standing has never been so adorned.
William Wegman’s La Jolla Vista
View is among the hardest to find.
You decide—Michael Asher’s Untitled
(ever drink its “smart water” before
a test?) or Robert Irwin’s Two
Running Violet V Forms (giraffe