gum as art

Tom Alesia

Full of flavor? Chewed bubble gum piece part of art museum exhibit

“A lot of people think contemporary art is smarter than you – I think people come in and feel intimidated. That’s the beauty of this piece. It’s a piece of bubble gum, for goodness sake. It’s just a juvenile material to make a pretty sophisticated piece. There’s the tension between the sophomoric and transcendent.”

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