Janine Antoni

Grope, 1990

84 pockets from mens work pants hand sewn together

Dimensions variable (small version)

Photographed by Ron Forth

 

Grope investigates the pocket – a space we touch everyday but rarely see. Eighty-four pockets from worn men’s work pants are cut out and hand sewn together. The labor connects the hands of the artist to the men by exposing the place where many hands have touched.