TOM SACHS, Salt the Fries, 2009, plywood, synthetic polymer, hardware, wires, fryers, lighting system, fridges,casters, plexiglass, steel and wood barriers, 100 x 70 x 48 inches, (254 x 177.8 x 121.9 cm)
Tom Sachs was born in New York in 1966. After studying at the Architectural Association in London in 1987, he received a B.A. from Bennington College, VT in 1989. His work has been included in many exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad, and has been collected by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Centre Georges Pompidou, San Francisco MOMA, and the Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo. Major solo exhibitions include SITE Santa Fe (1999), the Bohen Foundation, New York (2002), Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (2003), Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, and Fondazione Prada, Milan (2006). Sachs lives and works in New York.