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Re: Feces Painting Divides Art Lovers

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gregjuli
Mon, 14 Jun 1999 17:18:17 -0500


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LOL, so this has happened before?! Boy I missed it the first time, but
I guess i was too young to notice. I guess nothing really surprises
anyone in the art anymore.
MaryB

Joseph Augusta wrote:

> gregjuli wrote:
>
>> Did any of you see this!! What are some of your opinions and would
>> you
>> explain THIS to students?
>> maryB
>>
>>
> Old hat, Mary. The first individual to use this unusual medium was
> Piero Manzoni, and Italian proto-Conceptual artist who produced an
> edition (90 tin cans) of what he titled *Artist's Shit* --it was just
> that--in 1960. The edition sold out immediately, proving
> something....in fact, proving a lot of things----story and pics here:
> http://home.sprynet.com/~mindweb/page14.htm
>
> Best wishes,
> Joseph
>

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LOL, so this has happened before?!  Boy I missed it the first time, but I guess i was too young to notice.  I guess nothing really surprises anyone in the art anymore.
MaryB

Joseph Augusta wrote:

gregjuli wrote:
Did any of you see this!! What are some of your opinions and would you
explain THIS to students?
maryB
 
Old hat, Mary.  The first individual to use this unusual medium was Piero Manzoni, and Italian proto-Conceptual artist who produced an edition (90 tin cans) of what he titled *Artist's Shit* --it was just that--in 1960.  The edition sold out immediately, proving something....in fact, proving a lot of things----story and pics here:
http://home.sprynet.com/~mindweb/page14.htm

Best wishes,

Joseph

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