• Eclectic Installations

    2 monthes ago - By Aesthetica

    In 1997, MoMA, New York, was forced to remove an installation by Lee Bul from the Projects series because of the intense odour that it gave off. Majestic Splendor (1991-1997) saw a rotting fish embroidered with sequins, in one of the South Korean artist's eclectic determination to address notions of beauty, the role of femininity and its value.
    It had been expected that Majestic Splendor would be on show once more, as a part of Lee Bul: Crashing at the Hayward Gallery, London. This time, the use of chemicals eliminates the shock value. Amidst concerns that the fish could pose a potential...
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