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Power Shopping


Themes: conspicuous consumption, excess and materialism.


Description: This re-purposed pimped-up shopping cart personifies conspicuous consumption. The cart was outfitted with headlights, battery, jumbo all-terrain vehicle tires, heavy duty vehicle springs, diamond plate metal sheeting, headlights and a Denver boot.

Date: mid 1990's

Street installation: Foundation for Art Resources Venice Family Clinic Art Walk, Venice, CA

Repurposed shopping cart with oversized tires and denver boot
Image showing a converted shopping cart doing a wheelie as it embarks on a shopping spree.
Artwork installed on Venice Boulevardduring Venice Family Clinic Art Walk depicting an attempt to put a stop to society's obsession with shopping. Denver boot made it appear impossible to continue with this fixation.
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