Sunday, 8 September 2013

art is shit... = shit is art

Shit! Manzoni's work doesn't do what it says on the tin

So Piero Manzoni filled his cans not, as labelled, with Merda d'Artista, but with plaster. Does that matter? Does the concept still stand? Or should the Tate get rid of their investment fast?

Piero Manzoni Artist's Shit 1961