Britain: Sad art

Art, with tears.

"A Real Birmingham Family." Gillian Wearing, 2014. (Image via Breitbart London)
“A Real Birmingham Family.” Gillian Wearing, 2014. (Image via Breitbart London)

New post up at Liberty Unyielding.  Enjoy!

Sweden continues to shock via the video medium

Art for shock’s sake.

It’s hard to know what to say about the video posted at the Tundra Tabloids.  At an art exhibit in Stockholm on 15 April, visitors, including Sweden’s minister of culture, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, were invited to cut into a cake in the shape of a naked African woman.  The cake had a fake head attached to it (via a ringed neck), which emitted cries of pain at each cut from the hungry art patrons.

TT includes the following passage from news coverage of the event (which, you may be relieved to know, shocked at least some Swedes, who are now calling for Adelsohn Liljeroth’s ouster): Continue reading “Sweden continues to shock via the video medium”