Artist transforms 2001 VHS tape into a real-life black monolith

David Herbert's 2005 sculpture/monolith VHS is an 8-foot-tall video cassette copy of Stanley Kubrick's 2001. What does this piece mean? I'm not entirely sure, but I'm just going to assume it's an audacious statement against Betamax. [Rhizome]

Artist transforms 2001 VHS tape into a real-life black monolith