Poop Art: Manzoni Sono Buoni

                         Piero Manzoni: Merda d'artista, 1961   When the Shit Hits the Fan       1. Let's get it over with, right here at the beginning: excrement, feces, crap, poo-poo, doo-doo, ca-ca, poop, turds, shit. Notice how so many of the words are baby-talk. Like Dada.   2. "A wonderful fertilizer -- money." -- Percival "Money Bags" Montgomery Hower (played by Clyde Fillmore) in … [Read more...]

Tehching Hsieh: Caged Fury

          Tehching Hsieh has created only six artworks or, more precisely, performed them. This is not counting his earlier jump from a window in Taiwan or, before that, the paintings he made. The six artworks are the ones he lists on his website and that have been validated as art and valued as … [Read more...]