The City of Salem, Oregon denied a request by PETA to have a memorial statue installed at the site where a truck carrying over 5,400 chickens overturned, spilling the birds onto the pavement. Apparently,”“a considerable number” of chickens died in the crash, and many others appeared to have died during the cleanup phase.” The statue was designed by Harry Bliss.
Watch it in action after the jump
Nam June Paik’s Robot sculptures
The art of Patricia Piccinini
In other Detroit news: Looks like China is establishing roots in the American Auto Industry.
Kenny Scharf’s new sculpture at The Standard, High Line.
This past Saturday The Hole presented six new works from legendary surfer and artist Herbie Fletcher. A casual mix of models, wave riding legends, and art lovers were in attendance at the opening, as was James Murphy and blast-from-MTV-past Jesse Camp who was overheard talking about Suge Knight’s favorite haunts in LA.
Wrecktangles is on view until February 28th.
Photos by Christos Katsiaouni