Ernie from the iconic kid's classic Sesame Street is recast as a Bowery bum, replete with five o'clock shadow, empty bottle of booze, and a begging hat (although, for what it's worth, my pessimistic bet for complete degenerative breakdown would have been dour Bert).
|"Ernie," 2011. Wool, cotton filling, fabrics, glass, crochet work, 100cm x 100cm x 80cm|
|"Hello Kitty," 2011. Wool, styrofoam, plastics, crochet work, 65cm x 45cm x 60cm|
|"Spiderman," 2011. Wool, cotton filling, fabrics, crochet work. 90cm x 150cm x 200cm|
All photos courtesy of Galerie Deschler.
The show's up through June 9, 2012.