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   Undertoad  Tuesday May 15 07:33 AM

May 15, 2007: Floating naked guy in Milan

Thanks to Wolf for pointing this one out. Yes, it's 70 feet (21 m) long, it's naked, and it's floating - in Milan Italy. And it's a self-portrait by Polish artist Pawel Althamer. full story

The work was conceived by Warsaw-based Althamer in 1999 and the Milan installation is accompanied by the artist's show "One of Many," which presents video and sculpture self-portraits.

Flavio Del Monte, spokesman of the Nicola Trussardi Foundation, the show's sponsor, credited the balloon with the high turnout to the event. It has attracted more than 3,000 visitors in its first three days.

Most people have been amused by the sculpture, he said, noting that Italians, surrounded as they are by Renaissance masterpieces, are used to nudity in public places.

HungLikeJesus  Tuesday May 15 08:52 AM

I wonder if the placement of the bicyclist was intentional.

glatt  Tuesday May 15 08:55 AM

Is it anatomically correct?

RellikLaerec  Tuesday May 15 10:04 AM

If so... Then the bike isn't covering much!

BigV  Tuesday May 15 10:09 AM

When you're floating, there's shrinkage, y'know.

milkfish  Tuesday May 15 10:22 AM

Palazzina Appiani is the location, not the artist's name, as the quote suggests.

He should do an inflatable sculpture version of Botticelli's Birth of Venus, water and all.

Shawnee123  Tuesday May 15 10:41 AM

A Dude Dirigible! Oh, the humanity!

Undertoad  Tuesday May 15 10:47 AM

Thanks milk, corrected. Quick cutting&pasting on my part

barefoot serpent  Tuesday May 15 11:55 AM

I don't really want to know thru which orifice he gets, ummm... inflated.

xoxoxoBruce  Tuesday May 15 12:32 PM

Cute, but it's not art.

It's Pawel.

Aliantha  Tuesday May 15 09:11 PM

I think it's crap.

monster  Tuesday May 15 09:56 PM

Be more impressive if it was balanced on it's bell-end.

Hime  Wednesday May 16 12:08 PM

Originally Posted by xoxoxoBruce View Post
Cute, but it's not art.

It's Pawel.
Just curious, what makes it "not art"?

xoxoxoBruce  Wednesday May 16 12:24 PM

His name is not Art, it's Pawel.

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