December 29, 2013

"These sculptures represent the beginning of an exploration into this participatory nature of skin..."

"... a move away from the idea of skin as boundary between 'inside and 'outside' the body, utilizing touch as a means to explore the active relationship between skin and space."

11 comments:

MaxedOutMama said...

Not only is that horrifying, but the idea supposedly behind it is insane. The primary function of the skin is to separate the living system from the external world. No boundary = rapid death.

Either I'm overly sensitive this morning or the "artist" is a perverted schmuck who is also historically insensitive to the point of needing therapy.

MathMom said...

I certainly hope the "artist" is not getting public funding for this.

Hammond X Gritzkofe said...

Nah. That stuff's not really (being careful to use the adverbial form of 'real') avant garde. No such furnishings were shown in the Airbnb offices.

Besides - it makes my skin crawl.

madAsHell said...

....and over here, we have the Mengele lamp shades. They are only sold as twins.....er...I mean, pairs.

EDH said...

What a wonderful gift idea!

Fathers, give your daughter dollhouse furniture that looks like your scrotum!

Every time she sees it, she'll scream, "Daddy!"

elkh1 said...

Creepy "art" for the untalented.

clint said...

Honestly, a bit boring.

Really, "utilizing touch as a means to explore the active relationship between skin and space" sounds quite a bit more interesting than that. Perhaps some kind of performance art?

A bit surprised at all the expressed horror. Does no one else have a favorite couch or armchair covered in the dead skin of another mammal? I love my leather armchair.

I Have Misplaced My Pants said...

nope nope nope

not clicking on that link

trying to eat lunch here

mtrobertsattorney said...

And the definition of "art" is..???

Ann Althouse said...

It's not actual skin!

Peter said...

Ah, art. It's just getting so hard to find something, anything, that's transgressive.