Tag Archives: Body Worlds and the Cycle of Life Exhibition

force feeding a permeable society

The artist’s treatment of the individual does in many respects, though not definitively, reflect a culture’s attitude towards itself. There is a grey zone between kitsch and perversity, as if they gravitate to one another creating a rather violent aesthetic. … Continue reading

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No Copulating Corpses Please, Were British

A death wish. A dying wish for the cause of science and art. Apparently the former owners of the bodies signed contracts authorizing Body Worlds to pose them in various sexual positions for all eternity. Body World founders, Gunther Von … Continue reading

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