Janine Antoni, <em>Lick and Lather</em>, 1993–94.
Modern and Contemporary Art: New Conservation Challenges, Conflicts, and Considerations

Janine Antoni, Lick and Lather, 1993–94. Chocolate and soap, 21 3/4 in. (55.2 cm) high, dimensions variable. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest Fund, 2001. The materials used in this work are emblematic of the nontraditional materials whose aging properties and vulnerabilities are not yet fully understood by conservators. Photo: Lee Stalsworth. © Janine Antoni.