The difference between chocolate and leather (1995)


The difference between chocolate and leather (1995)

Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux, France

‘On the Beach’ features one skin colored carpet, 4m x 5m, two chocolate saddles, two hand made leather seats 65cms x 150cms, the same color as the chocolate saddles, with metal legs, of the kind one might find in a modernist reception room.   One of the saddles lies upside down on one of the seats, whilst underneath the other seat lies a large glass ashtray.  Another chocolate saddle lies on the carpet facing two cream coloured corporeal carriers with straps, possibly to hold the saddles when being used.  These carriers are mounted on tripods.  On the wall are two large18th century landscapes by Hodges made with domestic dirt, the artist that accompanied Captain Cook’s voyages in the South Pacific.