Quote of Note | Shaquille O’Neal

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By Stephanie Murg Comment

(Chris Walters).jpg“I’d like Ron Mueck to do a sculpture of me. I would like to make it twenty feet tall and put it in the middle of a residential neighborhood—make it two stories high and in the head I’d have my office.”

-Basketball player/art enthusiast Shaquille O’Neal, who served as curator and muse for “Size DOES Matter,” an exhibition on view through May 27 at the Flag Art Foundation in New York. O’Neal selected the 66 works included in the exhibition from 200 images shown to him over a post-game dinner, according to Linda Yablonsky, who interviewed him for New York magazine.

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