. . . For A Thousand Tiny Deaths (2009), Jeanne Quinn inflated approximately 50 balloons inside black vases and then suspended them from the ceiling. As the balloons slowly deflated, the vases dropped, crashing into pieces on a platform below. Quinn creates movement and anticipation in an object considered static, theatrically contrasting the permanence of classical forms with the fragility of their medium. . . .
- Elizabeth Wilson, Review: "State of the Union," Sculpture Magazine, September 2010, Volume 29, No. 7, p. 73-74.