“It’s in Apple’s DNA that technology alone is not enough — it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the result that makes our heart sing.” ~Steve Jobs, (Feb 24, 1955 - Oct 5, 2011)
The sculpture, made by XVALA, is due to be shown at a gallery in Los Angeles starting early in October. As for the trash thing, Cory Allen Contemporary Art described it this way in the announcement of the piece:
Coated in an “Apple White finish,” the sculpture is cast in the artist’s patented plastic porcelain, mixed with a recycled resin made up of Steve Job’s residential trash which the artist collected from the tech icon’s home several months before his death.
While American parents have been concerned with their lack of tiger discipline, the Chinese are looking for tips on raising their young from this side of the Pacific. China wants its own Steve Jobs, and it’s not sure how to find—or create—one. At times, the quest has reached the level of national campaign, with the government promising its prioritization and vowing to spend four per cent of the country’s G.D.P. on comprehensive education reform aimed, ultimately, at producing a Jobs to call its own.
Click-through to read more from Jiayang Fan on China’s search for the next great genius: http://nyr.kr/Looaw0
The Apple l, the first Apple computer made by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1976, is seen on display at Sotheby’s on June 8 in New York City. A rare surviving first model of the Apple computer — a stripped down, clunky device that bears no resemblance to today’s sleek gadgets — sold for $374,000 at auction in New York.