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THIRTY

Tina Tahir's avatar Tina Tahir

A folded shirt pierced by 29,400 glass-head pins. The title refers to the symbol “30,” which was used in printer and telegrapher’s code to indicate the last sheet or line of copy. Similarly, in 20th century journalism jargon, it came to be a traditional sign-off and slang term for “the end.”

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 4 in
  • Medium: mixed media
  • Width: 11 in
  • Year created: 2012
  • Height: 11 in