Yes, it's a pregnant Britney in a peculiar birthing position, atop a bearskin rug. According to the press releaseA nude Britney Spears on a bearskin rug while giving birth to her firstborn It's a horrifically hilarious sculpture, and to me an obvious comment on celebrity and the pro-life movement in general.
Artist Daniel Edwards has depicted the former singer nude in a life sized statue giving birth on her hands and knees on a bearskin rug. The free exhibit opened April 7 and ran for two weeks. The sculpture is meant to promote "Pro-Life" and depicts Britney in the pose of a natural birth whereas in reality her son was born with a C-section and the celebrity was heavily drugged.
A New York gallery will show an idealized Spears giving birth. Some people are upset that Britney is being used for this subject matter. Others who are pro-life thought this was degrading to their movement.
Daniel Edwards born in La Porte, Indiana is an American contemporary artist whose pieces address celebrity and popular culture in ways that have often stirred controversy. The release of the pieces is generally accompanied by press releases. He includes the idea of promotion and associative fame in his own marketing of his art.
Sculpture Community - Sculpture. Capla Kesting denies the statue was developed from a rumored bootleg Britney Spears birth video. What a load of cr
Wait till Us Weekly gets wind of this: The Williamsburg, Brooklyn, gallery Capla Kesting -- we've stopped linking to the gallery's site because of its spyware, but if you'd like to visit, just plug "Capla Kesting" into your preferred search engine -- is preparing to show Daniel Edwards' sculpture "Monument to Pro-Life: The Birth of Sean Preston" in April. The lifesize piece depicts Britney Spears crouching naked on her elbows and knees atop a bearskin rug, in what the gallery Web site calls an "idealized depiction of Britney in delivery. My first thought was: These people have to be kidding.
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A life-sized sculpture of a naked and very pregnant Britney Spears on all fours in the process of giving birth to her first-born has drawn thousands of hate emails from around the world. Pro-lifers normally promote bloody images of abortion. This is the image of birth," said Edwards, quoted by AP. A press release by the Capla Kesting Fine Art gallery in Brooklyn, which will display the sculpture next month, described the sculpture as showing Spears tugging on the ears of a bearskin rug "with water-retentive hands".
Link via PCL Linkdump. Update: Here's a podcast interview with Daniel Edwards. Donald Trump says his administration will not provide any waivers or relief for Apple Mac Pro components built in China, and said Apple should instead build its products in the U.