29 December, 2006
I saw this picture in the last issue of Fiberarts Magazine. It is a chandelier, made by the artist YaYa Chou. It's striking and beautiful, and I bet you can't guess what it's made out of. Click here for a closeup.
The artist created a series of sculptures which are commentary on the artificiality of the things that we eat and our alienation from nature.
Here is a link to the page it originally appeared on, and you can see that the chandelier has been hanging for a year and a half with no signs of deterioration! She thinks it might last for ten years!
When I think about how many of these things I have eaten over the years...
Link to the webpage of YaYa Chou.
Link to Fiberarts Magazine.