What a Piece of Shit

What a Piece of Shit

Shares:
0

nicksmithcowdung

Talk about getting your hands dirty. When New Zealand artist Sam Mahon thinks someone is full of shit he really backs those claims up.  Upset with the fact that New Zealand Environment Minister Nick Smith has a diarrhetic approach on dairy farm pollution, artist Mahon staged a sit-in and began crafting this number two.

Number two as in $2,220.00, which just so happens to be what this bust (it doesn’t have the secret button to unlock the private bath house) sold for to the anonymous Internet buyer. Mahon really went to town on this shit (he didn’t grow his own, he collected it from a dairy farm) – going so far as to grind it in a coffee grinder, mix it with resin, and even polish the finished product with beeswax. But Mahon didn’t stop there.

Mahon, in what is sure to become an ever-escalating shit storm, outlined all the other fun aspects – “The sculpture has a hollow head, which is very fitting. It is highly polished and sits on the stand slightly to the right of center.” It’s a very Duchampian commentary, but what ever happened to the good ole flaming bag of poo?



The Switchboard The Switchboard
The Switchboard PARTNER

The coat rack is a necessary part of any entryway, but the functionality can get bogged down in all the coats, hats, scarves and bags that inevitably get stacked on each of the rungs or hooks. You won’t have that problem with The Switchboard coat rack. The 30″ long triangular rack includes 25 triangular wood hooks that rest against the wall until you fold them down to hold each of your daily items you don’t need for the moment. Made from beech wood, Switchboard is as stylish as it is functional.

Check it out