I am a meat popsicle
- Sep 18, 2001
- Inside a starship, watching puny humans from afar
It's awful!A life-size wooden statue of US first lady Melania Trump has been unveiled in her birth country of Slovenia, but not everyone is pleased with it.
The sculpture was erected next to the Sava River in the village of Rozno, around 8km from Mrs Trump's hometown of Sevnica.
It was commissioned by Brad Downey, a Berlin-based American artist, and sculpted with a chainsaw by local folk artist Ales Zupevc.
As highlighted in the latest FT, the work of modern artist Stephanie Leigh Rose, examples at her site:
She says she got sick of selfies everywhere and tried to make hers... a little different. Basically, she pretends to be dead at tourist locations and gets photos of her inert pose. I think she's really funny, but she justifies herself in some pretty high-falutin' prose. It's definitely NOT planking, though.
Hahahaha, sure beats those rooftop Gormleys.Some residents of Wellington, New Zealanders are finding 'Quasi' unnerving:
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This could also go in the Silly Mistakes thread...
Woman taking selfie at art display discovers the domino effect, causes "$200 000" worth of damage.
A banana duct-taped to a wall has been sold by an artist for $120,000 (£91,000).
The installation by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan went on display at the Art Basel Miami Beach exhibition this week.
Organisers say two editions of the work, called Comedian, each sold for around $120,000 (£91,000) - and the price of a third edition has now reportedly been raised to $150,000 (£114,000).
Complete the following well-known phrase or saying:
“A **** and his ***** are soon parted.”