Posts Tagged ‘art’

Body Technology Interfaces

25 August 2008

“…Participatory installations that aim to bring critical awareness and consideration to the complex relationship between people and their technological artifacts.”


Leigh Under a Skylight

11 July 2008

Performance artist and transvestite Leigh Bowery (1961-1994) was one of Freud’s favourite models. In the photo below Leigh is posing for the 1994 “Leigh Under a Skylight”. Click image for more.

Leigh Under a Skylight

For the Love of God

1 July 2008

The skull is covered with 8,601 flawless diamonds and a £50 million price tag. In the picture, the maker Damien Hirst an the skull.

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diamond skull

Hanging Heart

1 July 2008

Jeff Koons’ stainless steel Hanging Heart brought a record $23.6 million at Sotheby’s evening sale of 14 November 2007 in New York. The previous record for a living artist was Damien Hirst’s Lullaby Spring which sold for $19.5 million at Sotheby’s in London in June. Hirst’s piece was a stainless steel cabinet containing 6,136 handcrafted and painted pills.

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hanging heart

Benefits Supervisor Sleeping

1 July 2008

At a Christie’s auction in Manhattan, Lucian Freud’s Benefits Supervisor Sleeping, which depicts a 20 stone, Jobcentre worker stretched over a tatty sofa, fetched $33.64m, far exceeding the previous record set in November by Jeff Koons’ Hanging Heart sculpture that sold for $23.6 million.

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Benefits Supervisor Sleeping


26 June 2008

Techno Stilettos

26 June 2008

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Household bugs

26 June 2008

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Museum of unworkable devices

24 June 2008

The museum of unworkable devices is a celebration of fascinating devices that don’t work, like M. C. Escher‘s coloured perpetuum mobile Waterfall shown below.

Dance clock

24 June 2008

Live dance clock! Click image!

live clock