Diller Scofidio + Renfro. <em>Bittersweet</em>, 2011. 25 pieces of chocolate in a box, Closed box: 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 1 9/16 in. (19 x 19 x 4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arnold and Pamela Lehman, 2015.56.19a-b. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Image courtesy of the artist, CUR.2015.56.19a-b_Capizzi_photograph.jpg)


Artist:Diller Scofidio + RenfroRichard Capizzi

Medium: 25 pieces of chocolate in a box


Dimensions: Closed box: 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 1 9/16 in. (19 x 19 x 4 cm)


Accession Number: 2015.56.19a-b

Image: CUR.2015.56.19a-b_Capizzi_photograph.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A collaboration between New York City based architectural firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro and a chocolatier Richard Capizzi, the piece features twenty-five pieces of three-dimensional numbers, cast in chocolate and arranged in descending numerical order from lightest to darkest chocolate. As the numbers get smaller and the chocolate darker, the pieces decrease in height. Contained in a clear plastic box (a=box bottom & chocolates, b=box lid), with vaccuformed cover for chocolates.; The box wrapped in paper wrapper. Chocalatier: Richard Capizzi Project Team: Elizabeth Diller, Ricardo Scofidio, William Ngo, Alexandra E. Woolsey Puffer & Christopher Connock

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