The Bruce Nauman One Hundred Live and Die Herb Garden, 2014
printed vinyl, wood, nylon rope
17 in. x 20 in. x 1 in.
The Bruce Nauman One Hundred Live and Die Herb Garden is a pocket kitchen herb garden which features the image of Naumanís 1984 neon sculpture. The compact garden is fashioned from printed vinyl that is sewn to create growth pockets for soil, fertilizer and seed for a variety of culinary herbs. Try basil, chives, lavender and thyme. Water them unless you want your herbs to die, motherfucker. With signed & numbered certificate of authenticity.
John Marriott is a multidisciplinary artist and writer based in Toronto, Canada. His works have been featured in exhibitions and festivals nationally and internationally in venues such as The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery (Toronto 1995, 1996), The Impakt Festival (Utrecht, 2003), 25HRS (Barcelona, 2003), The Rotterdam International Festival of Film and Video (Rotterdam, 2003), The 7a*lld International Festival of Performance Art (Toronto, 2004), The ZKM (Karlsruhe, 2004) and The Toronto Sculpture Garden (Toronto, 2006). His multiples are included in private and public collections including the Art Gallery of Ontario and The National Gallery of Canada.