Category : Fine Art

Joel-Peter Witkin (喬彼得·威金)

Caution: Content may be repulsive to some. My Gross Anatomy class at times reminds me of Joel-Peter Witkin’s work. Joel-Peter Witkin is an American photographer whose work often deals with themes such as death, corpses (and sometimes dismembered portions thereof), and outsiders such as dwarfs, transsexuals, hermaphrodites, and physically deformed people. Witkin’s complex tableaux often recall religious episodes or famous classical paintings. Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1939 with a twin brother and a stillborn triplet sister. When young, his parents divorced due to religious […]

Human Bakery (人體器官麵包店)

I have craved Kittiwat Unarrom’s bread for quite some time now. Since 2006, artist Kittiwat Unarrom, son of a baker, has created bread shaped like various body parts at his Human Bakery in Ratchaburi, Thailand. In order to make them realistic, Kittiwat spent many hours studying anatomy and visiting forensic museums. At the same time, he makes his bread delicious by constructing the details of the body parts out of cashews, raisins, chocolate, and blood-like glazes. To read more about […]