viernes, 10 de diciembre de 2010

Shitty art

That's right!
China: what’s going on there? It’ not weird anymore see this kind of extreme art, but check how the situation turns ridiculous when the Chinese government got involved:
Zhu Cheng, one of China's most famous and talented sculptors, has helped nine of his art students to create a replica of Venus de Milo out of excrements.
Now, I know we've had quite a few strange art mediums here at Oddity Central, from garbage to chewing gum, but excrement has to be the weirdest one yet, by a long shot. Zhu Cheng helped and direct a team of nine art students to recreate the Venus de Milo statue out of feces. Now, the source doesn't actually specify if we're talking about animal or human excrements, but I'm pretty sure it's the last one…A symbol of beauty created from something so disgusting, the idea is pretty cool, but I can't help but be grossed out by the thought of having to mold feces into a statue with your hands.
And you can see in the photos, the excrement-made Venus de Milo is encased in a transparent box, to protect it, and make sure the smell of crap doesn't drive everyone away from the exhibition at Henan Art Museum in Zhengzhou city, China.
But the most unbelievable thing about this "shity" statue of Venus de Milo is that it was actually bought by a Swiss art collector, for a staggering 300,000 yuan ($ 45,113).
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4 comentarios:

  1. Why do mine always come out like Jabba the Hutt?

  2. ^^^hahaha it really is an art isnt it..lot harder then it looks

  3. In other words, art is dead and they will call anything and everything art. And people will still spend stupid amounts of money on it.