David Medalla: Cloud Canyon no. 14

Stowaways Series


Designed by David Medalla (b.1943) for the New Museum, Cloud Canyon no. 14 (1963/2011) is one of the London-based artist’s signature “bubble machines.”

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“David Medalla: Cloud Canyon no. 14,” 2011. Exhibition view: New Museum.

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These works are described by Medalla as the first “auto-creative sculptures”—works built with industrial materials to generate kinetic, evolving forms.

Cloud Canyon no. 14 is organized by Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator.

David Medalla’s Cloud Canyon no. 14 and Neil Beloufa’s Kempinski are the first presentations in the Stowaways Series—a constellation of episodic projects and spontaneous interventions in spaces throughout the New Museum.

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