False gods

False gods
Sculpted effigies of the idolized and famous has reemerged as a popular form of social commentary. There was recent drama over a Britney Spears piece, and this week brings photos of a staue called Sphinx featuring Kate Moss in the lotus position. But the king of all is still Jeff Koons’ monstrous ceramic of Michael Jackson and Bubbles that sold for $5.6 mil in 1988 breaking auction records!

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Micheal Jackson and Bubbles: Banality

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Kate Moss: legs spread and ready for immortality

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Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug

Posted on April 13th, 2006 in Through the Eyes of Others | Permalink