Mar 29, 2016
What is life? What is art? And what is the most beautiful type of animal dung? All important questions to be answered in this week's episode, where we talk about some of the most famous works of art featuring everyone's favorite waste product. Or in some case, creating our favorite waste product. And if that doesn't convince you, we also spend some time discussing the festive shape of men's butts.
Artwork discussed on the show:
Cloaca by Wim Delvoye: https://www.wimdelvoye.be/work/cloaca
The Holy Virgin Mary by Chris Ofili: https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/global-culture/identity-body/identity-body-europe/a/chris-ofili-the-holy-virgin-mary
Artist's Shit by Piero Manzoni: http://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/articles/excremental-value
Theme music: I Feel Fantastic by Jonathan Coulton, www.jonathancoulton.com