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Top Ten Bizarre Artworks

In Uncategorized on August 18, 2009 at 8:43 pm

Art is weird, artists are strange, but we love them anyway right? Well someone has still managed to compile a list of the top ten most bizarre artworks ever created.  Below is a random sampling of some picks off the list – what do you think?

Number 1 on the list is the infamous Damien Hirst with The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living:

Shark Damie Hirst

Number Two is My Bed by Tracey Emin where she recreated her own unmade dirty bed with used condoms and blood-stained underwear for the public to observe:

My Bed- Tracey Emin

Number Four is “Dolls” by Hans Bellmer who is best known for the life-sized pubescent female dolls he produced in the mid-1930s:

Dolls by Hans Bellmer

Number Seven is “Janet” by Clare Shenstone who made portraits out of cloth, gouache, oil, pastel, and pencil to create these portraits. They were first noticed and admired by Francis Bacon at her Royal College of Art degree show:

Janet by Clare Shenstone