Life-size statue made of bread being mauled by pigeons

bread statueTraumatising children by letting pigeons maul a human statue of bread, all in the name of art. Now I remember why I wanted to be an artist… Constanza Puente, a Chilean artist, has installed a life-sized statue of herself made of bread in a park in Santiago de Chile. The statue is popular with pigeons — Puente says “I chose bread to celebrate the fragility of the human beings.” Link via BoingBoing

2006.05.16