carlburton:

“Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations’ Millennium General Assembly”
Built by janitor James Hampton over a period of 14 years.
It is constructed out of “various old materials like aluminum and gold foil, old furniture, various pieces of cardboard, old light bulbs, shards of mirror and old desk blotters. He had pinned it together with tacks, glue, pins and tape.”

carlburton:

“Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations’ Millennium General Assembly”

Built by janitor James Hampton over a period of 14 years.

It is constructed out of “various old materials like aluminum and gold foil, old furniture, various pieces of cardboard, old light bulbs, shards of mirror and old desk blotters. He had pinned it together with tacks, glue, pins and tape.”

(via blackcontemporaryart)

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    Seeing this in person is so much more impressive…when you get close to it you can see that he created his language which...
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    This is Wilmer’s favorite art piece of all time an shit.
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    14 years
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    The Museum of American Art or whatever it’s called in DC (I think, it might have been one of the other museums in DC,...
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