GUILLOTINE OF SUNLIGHT ...

GUILLOTINE OF SUNLIGHT, GUILLOTINE OF SHADE   die cut paper on two walls, each 144" x 318" x 7", SFMOMA, San Francisco CA, 2008. Collection: The Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix AZ. Photo © Ian Reeves/SFMOMA.

GUILLOTINE OF SUNLIGHT ...

1.4 million sheets of paper in forty different colors, sequenced and stacked to form a spectrum interrupted by architecture. A single wall cuts the work in half, with one half of the spectrum on one side of the wall, the other half of the spectrum on the other side of the same wall – thus in two entirely different exhibition spaces.

GUILLOTINE OF SUNLIGHT ...

GUILLOTINE OF SUNLIGHT, GUILLOTINE OF SHADE   (detail) 2008 

Blue to yellow on one side of the wall ... 

GUILLOTINE OF SUNLIGHT ...

GUILLOTINE OF SUNLIGHT, GUILLOTINE OF SHADE  (detail) 2008

... yellow to red on the other side.

GUILLOTINE OF SUNLIGHT ...

GUILLOTINE OF SUNLIGHT, GUILLOTINE OF SHADE  (detail) 2008