Thursday, March 22, 2012

Now be nice

“Negative reaction to his sculpture had taught the student a valuable lesson about what was considered acceptable”, a faculty member said.

“While we actively encourage our art students to express and push their creativity, there are ethical limits and boundaries that the Dunedin School of Art adhere to.”

Staff at the Dunedin School of Art teach students how not to upset the public by removing an art work including a dead dog from a student exhibition, as reported in the New Zealand Herald

COMMENT FROM S: Perhaps he should have visited the taxidermist first as David Shrigley did or even got his brother to stuff it as Francis Upritchard did when she exhibited the family cat