When you’re walking down the street do you think to check for enormous inflatable clown heads that might be lurking between the buildings? From now on, you just might.
Endgame (Coulrophobia) by Max Streicher, Toronto, 2010
“Inflatables have had an important place in Max Streicher’s work since 1989. Inflatables are the medium of enchantment, fantasy and optimism, but things do go wrong. Take the Hindenburg, for example. Macy’s Parade balloon characters occasionally crash into the crowd.”