This Art Installation Was a Realistic Depiction of an Afterparty

By: Christopher Magsambol - Nov 2, 2015
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This afterparty art installation by Italian duo Goldschmied and Chiari was meant to recreate the after-effects of a wild party. It also was a metaphor for what the artists felt was the country's political corruption in the 1980s. The installation consisted of dirty cigarette butts, empty champagne bottles and confetti. A broken party banner and a shattered disco ball also adorned the scene that was meant to be a statement of disgust with the country's past.

The realistic recreation only reaffirms the old adage that art is subjective. Staff at the Museion Bozen-Bolzano came across the display and had wrongly mistaken the afterparty art installation as actual remnants from a party the night before. Although the entire installation was cleaned up, the exhibit was soon recreated and reopened.