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Best Place to See a Big, Blue Head 

Boise Art Museum

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Earlier this year, Boise Art Museum exhibited several works by renowned artist Jun Kaneko. Museum Executive Director Melanie Fales invited members of the press to come for a behind-the-scenes look at how the museum readies an exhibit. We watched as museum personnel uncrated a giant blue head. Kaneko includes precise instructions on how to show his work when he sends it to a museum and, even though the BAM folks followed them to the letter, we held our collective breaths as they used a rope and pulley system to move the extra-heavy sculpture onto a platform, planning the preciseness of the placement to a micron. If we ever need our house moved, we're calling BAM.

(Sorry, no information is currently available for other years in this same award category.)


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