Artist Beth Cavener explores the extremes of human emotion and psychology through the articulated forms of animals. The twisting shapes of oversized predatory cats, foxes, goats, and other animals are meant to depict the internal and external human struggles of fear, anger, love.
“On the surface, these figures are simply feral and domestic individuals suspended in a moment of tension, but beneath the surface, they embody the consequences of human fear, apathy, aggression, and misunderstanding.”
Necomimi could be the most amazing invention ever. These adorable ears read your emotions. They perk up when you concentrate and lay down when you are relaxed and obviously we want them on our heads right now. After that Jake in his undies pic our ears would be perked up.
She sat silent for 700 hours, and now Marina Abramovic’s newest installation/performance piece has her enacting her own funeral. When Abramovic did her 700 silent hours at the MoMA this summer, she said of the piece:
To be a performance artist, you have to hate theatre,” she replied. “Theatre is fake… The knife is not real, the blood is not real, and the emotions are not real. Performance is just the opposite: the knife is real, the blood is real, and the emotions are real.”