05/23/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Art Handling Olympics Gives Art Workers Shot At Glory

The event, the first-ever Art Handling Olympics -- a combination roast, "Jackass"-style stunt extravaganza and excuse to drink a lot -- drew about 200 people at its height who came to the Ramiken Crucible gallery to watch a dozen four-man teams (art handlers are, by and large, male, and, by and large, large) go head-to-head, demonstrating their skills with a lot of fake art and untold amounts of Bubble Wrap.