Installation view of The Roof Garden Commission: Cornelia Parker, Transitional Object (PsychoBarn) at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2016. Photographed by Alex Fradkin, Photo courtesy the artist.
Cornelia Parker is the fourth artist to be commissioned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art to create an installation for their Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden.
Inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper and classic American architecture, Parker’s installation is created of a deconstructed red barn to mimic the infamous Bates family mansion from Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 thriller, Psycho.
Entitled Transitional Object (PsychoBarn) the structure reaches almost 30 feet high and consists of two highly impressive facades which are propped up by scaffolding.
Check out the video below for even more on the exhibit, on display now through October 31st.