"The photos portraying Hammons with his neatly arranged rows of snowballs for sale are probably the most frequently reproduced images in the artist’s oeuvre. The piece has become iconic, the single ephemeral work – a work that is essentially about ephemerality – that has come to stand for his entire practice.”
"A large, frozen block of ink and water and a light bulb and cord extending from the center of the room. The light is turned on, and its heat slowly begins to transform the ominous black block of ice in which it is set. Eventually, what begins as minimal plinth of frozen water becomes an abstract puddle, raising questions about the work’s essential form."