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8490 Days of Memory

mixed-media installation

Installation at Whitney Museum of American Art, Philip Morris Gallery, New York City. Consists of 8490 squares of chocolate, each bearing a US Army insignia. A statue of General Douglas MacArthur coated in chocolate stands on a pedestal of cubes. 8490 refers to the number of days Kang lived in Korea before immigrating to the US.

8490 Days of Memory
Source: Slide