Arms Disarmed – Banana
About the artwork
Stick ‘em up and take a bite. Clara Hallencreutz’s Arms Disarmed–Banana offers a wry commentary on a hotly disputed object. Especially in the US, where mass shootings, particularly in schools, are a painfully divisive subject, Hallencreutz’s image of a banana morphing into a revolver asks an implicit question: Should weapons be as accessible as a supermarket commodity? The bright color seems to disarm the weapon—which apparently can shoot only the yellow paint that dribbles out of the barrel.
About Clara Hallencreutz
Beauty and horror, recontextualized
“I work to create art simply; driven by a sense of joy, lust, and energy"
Clara Hallencreutz has mastered the art of recontextualization in the most joyful way imaginable. A gun made from colorful candy, or flowers frozen in a Chanel bottle cast; she plays with universal triggers as she asks us to look a little di...More about Clara Hallencreutz
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