MoMA Throws Out Work by 1970’s Artist Pat Lasch

January 24th, 2017

Pat Lasch, via NYTThe New York Times reports on the controversy between artist Pat Lasch and MoMA, which seems to have discarded one of the artist’s works after commissioning for an exhibition during the museum’s 50th Anniversary show.  The work, a five foot high cake sculpture, was thrown out by the museum after it had deteriorated.  “Yes, my art sometimes looks like food,” Ms. Lasch says. “But I wonder if they’d ever let a Claes Oldenburg hamburger or pie sculpture go missing. I highly doubt it.”

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