?A bizaare controversial artwork?

Calgary, Alberta
January 19, 2011 10:23am CST
there is this artist who decided to use a controversial canvas for his work of art,What are the materials did he used? he used diamonds, platinum and a controversial material, A baby human skull. I dont know where the heck did he get a baby skull but what the heck is he thinking. The name of the artist is Damien Hurst and he is using his going to showcase his baby skull art at Hong Kong. source: http://tinyurl.com/29vqklz He sad that he loves using skulls in his artwork because they symbolizes a celebration of life, wealth,making love and death. Where did he get the baby skull.
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@sender621 (14956)
• United States
19 Jan 11
That is a strange combination to express your art. i guess we never know what will inspire our muse. to each his own I guess.
• Calgary, Alberta
19 Jan 11
Its disturbing though that he used actual human skulls for his artwork. Where the heck did he get it. He is just creepy.
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@much2say (39271)
• United States
27 Jan 11
In college, one of my most excellent drawing teachers taught us to think outside the box. He had us drawing with non-artist materials - sticks, baseball, whatever - so I can understand the use of non-typical mediums. But yah, that baby skull is a little disturbing. It's not like you go to some store and buy a baby skull . . . hmmmm - that's just wrong, isn't it?
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• Calgary, Alberta
27 Jan 11
His way of thinking outside the box is way to outside. He seemed to plan selling that diamond studded baby skull in his gallery I think. what do he wanted to imply, to make more baby skulls jewelry and make it a trend.
@much2say (39271)
• United States
27 Jan 11
As a parent, I say that poor baby skull should have a proper burial and be put to rest. No one ever asked that poor skull if it would like to be studded with stupid diamonds. And who in their right mind would buy that . . . I know I wouldn't have a real baby skull in my house - I would cry knowing that baby never had a chance to have a full life (except to be a stupid piece of artwork and to be someone's financial gain). Wrong, wrong, wrong! It better not become a trend - where are the skulls going to come from then? Ugh.
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• Calgary, Alberta
27 Jan 11
I was skeptical too about where do he gets the materials and i'm not talking abkout the diamonds...where does he harvest those skulls and what kind of parent will give permission to sell the skull of their child. It could be stolen from the cemetery
@mspitot (3833)
• Philippines
5 Jul 11
How could he do that? That is ridiculous.