The dog poop hits the fan


Steve Minicola, who occasionally sends me juicy articles about art, sent this tidbit from the Daily Mail (U.K.) about a Paul McCarthy giant inflatable–dog doo gone wild. The errant pile, which is perfect for the Thanksgiving Day Parade, brought down a power line! A swell visual is included in the article.

Worse than being hit with the dog doo is being hit with the artspeak quotation the reporter included from the Paul Klee Center, where the McCarthy piece is part of an exhibit:

The Paul Klee centre’s website described the show as containing ‘interweaving, diverse, not to say conflictive emphases and a broad spectrum of items to form a dynamic exchange of parallel and self-eclipsing spatial and temporal zones.’

I have to think the reporter laughed himself (or herself) silly when including this.

The last item I received from Minicola was about an art project at MoMA of a dead mouse coat made from embryonic mouse cells.


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