The Man Who Sold His Back to an Art Dealer

I read this article the other day about “the man who sold his back to an art dealer,” or a man who agreed to have his back tattooed like a canvas and then sit in museum exhibitions to display it. After he dies, his skin will be framed and kept as art. I thought this was really interesting because the medium through which the art is expressed seems more thought-provoking than the actual design itself. When we’re doing our projects, I think it’s important to keep in mind how the art will be viewed and what effect this has on the interpretation of the art.

Here is the link to the article I read: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-38601603

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