Environment as support

Environment can be very convincing and/or charged support for the piece. To see these two take overs of space that transforms the awareness of scale from you to it and from physical to mental during the same afternoon is mind-blowing. Almost religious but cemented to existence. 

On the left; Barnett Newman “Onement VI” 1953 hung at the “staircase” in the Prada Museum Milano and on the right; Pino Pascali “1 metro cubo di terra” 1967 installed at one of the exhibition spaces at the same museum.