I bet David Bowie can explain the taste of water
By Dennis Auburn
I really shouldn’t have chucked as much as I did
A humming bird drinking from the mouth of a person in Wyoming during an extreme drought in 2012
Marc Giai-Miniet is a French artist who makes creepy and fascinating dioramas that tend to feature reproductions of human organs, crime scenes, submarines in basements and wait for it … libraries.
The miniature tableaus are terrific examples of art’s ability to transform seemingly predictable, mundane scenarios into absurd, freakish, and beautiful visual experiences.
Giai-Miniet’s libraries are detailed and striking, replete with book cover art, author names, and identifiable typography. Occasionally a diorama’s title will conjure a loose narrative, an obscure starting point from which the viewer might further consider the art via
Bartholomeo Eustachi: Tabulae anatomicae
WHY DOES NO ONE EVER TALK ABOUT THIS AMAZING FILM!!?!