Grosse Méta-Maxi-Maxi-Utopia

810 x 1683 x 887 cm

Iron parts, wooden wheels, aluminum steps, curtain, carousel horse, clay vase by Ursi Luginbühl, dashed with pink paint

From the mid-1980s, Tinguely and his assistant Josef Imhof were able to use the disused factory premises of the Von Roll foundry, and consequently had space enough to build sculptures of gargantuan proportions.