Photographs: Raphael Brion
Currently on display at the Daneyal Mahmood gallery in New York City is the installation "Battle of Losers and Lovers" by Stephen J Shanabrook (also see our recent post about his other chocolate and food-based work). In this installation, Shanabrook covers (or entombs) common plastic toy soldiers in actual dark chocolate, [...]
"Evisceration of waited moments," Stephen J Shanabrook. Photo via aeroplastics.net.
Stephen J Shanabrook is a New York and Moscow-based artist who uses food both as medium and metaphor. Using commonplace materials and forms generally seen as benign indulgences— sweets, chocolate, and cotton candy — he brings about disturbing new meanings, exploring the intersections of desire, [...]
"Waterboarding," Stephen J Shanabrook.
"Waterboarding," Stephen J Shanabrook
"Waterboarding" by Stephen J Shanabrook is "the peaceful song of a pair of choir boys turned into a silent scream." In this piece, Shanabrook has figuratively chocolate-waterboarded choir boy Christmas statues (and yes, they're real statues). It's currently on display at the Daneyal Mahmood Gallery in New York City [...]