28.01.11 by Jeff

David Herbert

“VHS” sculpture by David Herbert. Foam, plexiglass. 2x4x8 ft.

david herbert 2001 a space odyssey vhs sculpture

david herbert 2001 a space odyssey vhs sculpture

david herbert 2001 a space odyssey vhs sculpture

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  • monolith!

  • heh. clever.

  • I lol’ed.

  • David is currently building the compatible VCR

  • Vanessa

    yesss A SPACE ODYSSEY taking up sppacceee XD

  • well, they’re huge anyway :D

  • Nick

    Nice!

    [nitpick] The dimensions of the 2001 Space Odyssey monoliths are supposed to be exactly 1:4:9, not 2:4:8 [/nitpick]

    • haha yea i was thinking it would have been amazing to have skewed the dimensions to match the monolith and insert it into a recreation of the monkeys scene.

  • this is so slick! i wish i made this :(

  • Chris C.

    Yeah, it looks like 1:4:9 for sure. I don’t know where the writer got 2:4:8 from.

    • i got the dimensions directly from his website. i don’t know how the dimensions could be 2x4x8 but that’s what the website says!

  • Ha. I like this.

  • So far past the age of magnetic video, it’s a surprise someone hasn’t done this before. Anyway: awesome.

  • BRILLIANT!

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  • Oldenburg-esque…AWESOME!!!

  • Nice.





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