Artist Andrew Krasnow crafts art objects from human skin. An exhibit of his work will run at Los Angeles art gallery A.D.M. Project from Oct 27 through Dec. 14. Snip from show blurb:
Of Jewish descent, Krasnow's work recognizes inevitable associations with the holocaust. In the past, he has expressed his own fears about clinical distance, the ability of audiences to overcome repulsion and the process of dehumanization that this kind of art making requires. While the work does raise the ethical question of making human skin into art, it also deconstructs the predication of prejudice and hatred upon skin-deep identity, assessing sources of cruelty, legend, and mythmaking along the way.
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