Tom Sachs is a sculptor, probably best known for his elaborate recreations of various modern icons, all of them masterpieces of engineering and design. Sachs thereby samples capitalist culture, remixes, dubbs and spitts it back out again, so that the results are transformed and transforming.
Tom Sachs, Model Twenty Three, 2012 Mixed media, 97.2 x 69.9 x 30.5 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian. Photo by Genevieve Hanson