Peter & Molly, HUMAN SOUP

Peter & Molly, HUMAN SOUP

Matthew Brandt Two Big Macs, 2011/2016 hamburgers in plexi boxes 6-1/2 x 3 x 3 inches unique

Matthew Brandt Two Big Macs, 2011/2016 hamburgers in plexi boxes 6-1/2 x 3 x 3 inches unique

Tom Friedman Untitled, 1990 Bubble gum Approximately 1,500 pieces of chewed bubble gum molded into a sphere and displayed at head height in a corner, hanging by its own stickiness

Tom Friedman Untitled, 1990 Bubble gum Approximately 1,500 pieces of chewed bubble gum molded into a sphere and displayed at head height in a corner, hanging by its own stickiness

Elevating Food Waste from the Dumpster to the Art Gallery | Aliza Eliazarov

Elevating Food Waste from the Dumpster to the Art Gallery | Aliza Eliazarov

Gabrielle de Vieri, Dumpster Feast, 2004 Food recovered from supermarket and shop bins over one day, silverware, candles, table, tablecloths 280 x 145 x 140 cm

Gabrielle de Vieri, Dumpster Feast, 2004 Food recovered from supermarket and shop bins over one day, silverware, candles, table, tablecloths 280 x 145 x 140 cm

"Much art made from rubbish is challenging to conserve, but few pieces are as difficult to display as a now legendary sculpture made by the late British artist Helen Chadwick. In 1986 she constructed a glass tower for her solo show at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London and filled it with rotting food waste which she collected from her neighbours in east London. The resulting piece, entitled “Carcass”, had to be topped up every day as the organic matter decomposed..." FT

"Much art made from rubbish is challenging to conserve, but few pieces are as difficult to display as a now legendary sculpture made by the late British artist Helen Chadwick. In 1986 she constructed a glass tower for her solo show at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London and filled it with rotting food waste which she collected from her neighbours in east London. The resulting piece, entitled “Carcass”, had to be topped up every day as the organic matter decomposed..." FT

The Making of Helen Chadwick's Carcass, 1986

The Making of Helen Chadwick's Carcass, 1986

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