Big Catch

From Minnesota Alumni Magazine Winter 2016

w2016_bigcatchPhoto by Mark Luinenburg

Workers assemble Frank Gehry’s Standing Glass Fish (1986) in the Karen Bachman and Robert Fisch Gallery at the Weisman Art Museum. The sculpture is on long-term loan from the Walker Art Center during renovation of the Cowles Conservatory, where it is permanently housed. The fish’s glass scales are held in place with a clear silicone substance and were disassembled using—what else?—a fillet knife.


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