totem taboo

Totem & Taboo (horizontal version), books and bibelots on cedar bookshelf, 50 feet × 10 inches, 2009.

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Totem & Taboo (horizontal version), detail

totem taboo (detail)

Totem & Taboo (horizontal version), detail

Totem & Taboo
Wood & paperbacks (all titles of books have something to do with animals: e.g. The Flounder)
Ink/pencil on foreedge of books
approx. 9.5 × 1 ft. each
2003

Totem & Taboo
detail

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Totem & Taboo
detail

Some of the names written on the fore-edge of the books:


Ass licker
Bullshit
Pig
Dirty rat
Trouser snakes
Cod-fish mouth
Salmon canyon
Bitch
Pussy-whipped
Donkey dick
Camel toes
Lacquered half-ape
Beaver
Dodo
That blows goat
Porker
Society cow
Frog
Redolent of oyster
Puppies
Cock
Smuthound
Leak your lizard
Rat-shagger
Bald-headed chicken fucker
Hen-hussy
Horseshit
Bison brain
Shrimper
Buffalo butt

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Living with ratman (part of installation Lecture for Ratman)
rats, cage lined with Freud’s Ratman case study, books, change
approx 24 × 18 × 18 inches
2009

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Living with ratman
detail

Territory
Chair and resin
2001

Lecher
Resin and wax
approx. 10 × 1 inch
each
2001

Plastered
400 plaster casts
approx. 9 × 2.5 inches each
1999

Bread
bronze
approx. 5 × 5 inches each
1993

Tongue-tied
bronze
approx. 2 × 7 inches
1993