I’ve just noticed that the angles from which I took the pictures in my last post didn’t show the words apparently tattooed along the amputated woman’s side: So this shaker set is not just a dehumanizing objectification of female body parts, it seems: it’s also a celebration of that objectification as a credo to live by:Continue reading “The Spice of Life”
Novelty salt and pepper shakers tend to be cute–that is, they represent the objects and animals and people they depict as harmless and adorable, as innocently jolly residents or cheerful artefacts of a blissfully utopian world where the sun always seems to be shining and there is no pain and no angst and no taxes. Continue reading “Body Parts Sold Separately Together”
Christmas, 2011: A number of new recruits to the irregular army, all to be discussed in more detail in later posts. Many thanks, J and J.