Paul Ramírez Jonas
Artist in the Public Realm

Not the Old, Not the New, but the Necessary, 1998


MATERIALS: Cibachrome print.

    Tatlin's Monument to the Third International was never made actual. Here it is built as a toy train model. The only source of light in these photographs comes from the minute headlight of the train. As I play in the dark with my toy, enough light eventually exposes the monument.