Art in the Trenches

A contemporary artist introduces viewers to soldiers’ wartime practice of turning artillery into artifacts

SAM DURANT, An Ingression of the Superstructure Into the Base, 2014. Found objects, light bulbs, plaster, wood, marble, steel, wood, MDF, acrylic, gauche, (fabrication Chris Dyson) overall 65.5 x 56.5 x 57 in. (166.4 x 143.5 x 144.8 cm). ©Sam Durant. Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York. Photo: Steven Probert.

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