(The Lovasik Estate Sale at the Pittsburgh Pavilion of the 9th Shanghai Biennial)
Artist Jon Rubin purchased an entire estate sale of a working class Pittsburgh family, shipped it to Shanghai, and is holding the sale in the Pittsburgh pavilion during the full run of the exhibition. Over the course of the exhibition, visitors can purchase objects from the estate and immediately take them home. The installation essentially dissolves as the exhibition continues, with the final object sale taking place on the last day of the biennial. The proceeds of the sale will go into purchasing an equivalent Shanghai estate and shipping it to Pittsburgh for exhibition and sale.