Arms Disarmed – Candy

19.7" x 27.6"
Signed and numbered edition
Edition of 60

$ 435

  • Black frame($ 544)
  • White frame($ 544)
  • No frame($ 435)

$ 435

  • Price with Black frame: $ 544
  • Price with White frame: $ 544
  • Price with no frame: $ 435
Frame: No frame
No frame ($ 435)

About the artwork

It’s danger made delicious. Clara Hallencreutz’s Arms Disarmed–Candy transforms a deadly revolver into a candy dispenser, in which balls of sugary treats in an array of colors seem to take away the gun’s power. Or, at least, they suggest that the revolver’s destructive energy is diminished—rather than inflicting death, it could just cause cavities. But another, even darker, possible meaning emerges, at least for viewers in the US, a nation where, according to CNN, school shootings are nearly sixty times as frequent as in the other major industrialized nations combined. How is it that young people are getting access to guns seemingly as easily as they buy gumballs?

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...

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