Paul Ramírez Jonas
Artist in the Public Realm

Apples and Oranges, 1996


Apples are Red. Oranges are Orange. Using the color spectrum created by a prism, these two bell boys sort out the fruit according to their color. First they find the line dividing orange from red in the spectrum. Then they determine if the fruit is to one side or the other of the dividing line. Finally, they label the fruit accordingly. The system is not perfect...

In collaboration with Spencer Finch.