Last week I helped Michael Christian pick up the “Egg” from the Reliance powder coating in San Leandro:
Unfortunately they couldn’t fit the sculpture into the powder coating oven and had to paint it by hand. This was less than ideal for a number of reasons – mostly, Michael said, because he could have bondo-ed the weld seams faster than the grinding of the seams necessary for powdercoating, and as a result obtained a smoother finish. ANother important lesson learned is that there is now a metal-to-metal bondo that contains aluminum – which means you can use it in the powder-coating process!
We then took the egg over to the new NIMBY space in Oakland, which is HUGE! It will be exciting to see NIMBY 2.0 evolve….