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January 2nd, 2018 Posted 4:00 pm

Gavin Turk – Transubstantiation
Ready-made, 2017

Partnering with the London-based Skip Gallery, an improvised gallery space inside a huge waste container you usually see on the side of the street filled with construction rubble and whatnot, Turk has created a tongue-in-cheek piece that is, among all things, very meta.

Inside the skip – a place to dispose of rubbish – we see a packet of Skips prawn cocktail, a popular snack in the UK. According to the artist, the chips reminded him of the sacramental bread used in the ritual of Eucharist by Roman Catholics.

Gavin Turk: Is Contemporary Art Trash? Is Trash Contemporary Art?

    Bread Castings

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    March 20th, 2017 Posted 3:11 pm

    Lucy + Jorge Orta

    The exhibition will examine the artists’ practice in the context of the major concerns of the 21st century: species loss, food security and food waste in the face of world population increase. Arts organisation Metal has curated the show which brings together key works by Lucy + Jorge on the theme created over the last twenty years. Lucy + Jorge will also be displaying new sculptures inspired by The Harvest Meal… read more

    bread castings

    Posted in object, sculpture

    Sandwich with LEGO jam

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    March 20th, 2017 Posted 2:53 pm

    Jaime Sánchez – Sandwich with LEGO jam

    Jaime Sánchez - Sandwich with LEGO jam

    More of his works on Instagram.

    Posted in fun, object, photo, poster

    Money for bread

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    March 20th, 2017 Posted 2:32 pm

    Andrey Kuzkin – Money for bread

    Andrey Kuzkin - Money for bread

    more work of the artists here.

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    March 20th, 2017 Posted 1:42 pm

    Spoerris Brotteigobjekt – Schreibmaschine

    Food is snapshots of a life cycle – and perishable. The artist Daniel Spoerri takes up this idea in his pictures and sculptures and challenges cooking, food, taste and habit. He shows his interpretations in his “Eat Art”

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    Drive safe

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    January 31st, 2017 Posted 9:27 pm

    Vetró Baji – No title

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    Posted in fun, install-action, object

    Holy Bread Tray

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    November 23rd, 2016 Posted 5:11 pm

    Holy Bread Tray – Radenko Perić collection
    silver, 18th century

    Holy bread tray is a liturgical vessel. It is composed of a large flat tray mounted on a cylindrical stem with a broad base. Three lidded vessels, one saucer supported by a stem and a triple candlestick with candle holders in the form of animal heads rest upon the tray.

    Holy Bread Tray

    museum’s website

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    Bread with Soil

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    November 14th, 2016 Posted 12:11 pm

    Marzena Nowak – Bread with Soil

    bread baked with German and Polish soil
    variable dimensions, 2014 – 2015


    more about the artist

    Posted in installation, object

    Vacum formed objects

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    August 23rd, 2016 Posted 12:37 pm

    Evolved vacum forming 2D pictures to 3D objects developed by Disney.


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    Posted in object, print, sculpture

    Death by Hamburger

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    March 20th, 2016 Posted 12:12 pm

    David LaChapelle – Death by Hamburger

    Death-By-Hamburger-2001_fg700wider- La chapelle
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