Photos o’ the week: Thierry Bouët evokes the gamut of emotions

1.14.09

These images of freshly-birthed newborns are both repellent and compelling. (They looks like aliens! But they are actually tiny humans! Gross!) Now imagine them blown up to massive proportion and displayed on the walls of Parisian department store La Samaritaine – I must admit, I am intrigued.

For more on photographer Thierry Bouët, visit his website.

UPDATE: To read further about babies in contemporary art, trot over to this post on Art Fag City.

~ by artolyte on February 4, 2009.

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