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Giant Spider Attacks Tate Modern

Famed artist, Louise Bourgeois, clearly had an interesting relationship with her mother. Her new installation at the Tate Modern, Maman (1999) is a giant 30ft sculpture made of bronze, steel and marble and was intended as an “ode to my mother” according to Bourgeois. Inside of the spider’s immense cage-like body, lies a clutch of…

Gallerie d’Bug Arte

“I’m probably the only person to ever remove a grasshopper from Richard Burton’s crotch.” This past Sunday, the Washington Post brought a fascinating entomologist to our attention: Steven Kutcher, bug wrangler to the stars. Getting his start in show business quite haphazardly when he was asked to help arrange a plague of locusts for the…

A Chinese born, Paris-based artist hailed for his groundbreaking work that helped pave the way for a new generation of young artists in China is on the defensive after his most recent installation at the Vancouver Art Gallery. His work “Theatre of the World” features snakes, lizards, scorpions and a variety of dangerous insects trapped…