“What might be if he lived? What does it mean that his image is defined and further commoditized without his consent, by the same gatekeepers who contributed to the turbulence in his short life? And under these circumstances: who is art for?”
As taxidermy moves from the natural history museum to the art gallery, how should an artist handle the political dilemma of the animal as object?
A collaborative image threatens the relationship between artist and muse.
Remembering Mirella Bentivoglio, who left a legacy of art and personal conversations.