Lately I've noticed that the news site ananova.com seems to have a fascination with unusual examples of South American art, especially from Chile. Here's a sample... 1. "Artist uses GI Joe to recreate masters" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_899333.html> "A Chilean artist has opened an exhibition in which he recreates famous paintings with plastic toys" 2. "Artist turns animals into everyday objects" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_852727.html> "A Chilean artist is making a name for herself with an exhibition in which stuffed animals are transformed into household objects" 3. "Artist wraps three floors with elastic ribbon" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1210168.html> "A Chilean artist has wrapped three floors of a building with elastic ribbon" 4. "Exhibition of discarded shoes opens in Chile" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1119645.html> "A new art exhibition of shoes recovered from Chilean beaches, has opened in the capital Santiago" 5. "New exhibition scoured from bins" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1203118.html> "An Argentine artist is opening an exhibition of photographs he's collected from the dustbins of Buenos Aires" 6. "Artist's ripping new show" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1112428.html> "A Chilean artist is ripping up pictures, gluing them back together and then ripping them up again for a new exhibition" 7. "Artist's condom career" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1150849.html> "A Brazilian artist makes clothes and sculptures out of different coloured condoms" 8. "Artworks are meaty" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1101335.html> "A Chilean artist has opened a new exhibition of her work - all made out of meat"
Tuesday, January 11, 2005
Posted by Bruno at 9:54pm