Clothespins + Skin = Art (Really?)

Nina Carbone | October 7, 2009 - 7:45 pm

So there’s art, like the real deal stuff that’s on museum walls and on view at auction houses and found hanging in some super-cutting edge gallery…and then there’s art that just effs with your head—and, as far as I’m concerned gets the quote-unquote treatment. Usually, this “art” is all about the shock value—not that I’m against shock value, hey, it gets people talking, right? Well, ready yourself for some water cooler conversation. Artist Thijs Verbeek has created a unique way of spelling out the alphabet—with clothespins and skin. It’s titled “Alphabet in Huid.” Get a load of the rest of the alphabet, after the jump…

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