The Art of breast Augmentation

Chris Jordan, is an artist who is best known for his large scale works, often depicting mass consumption and waste. One of his works, from the series “running the numbers”, depicts 32,000 Barbies, equal to the number of elective breast augmentation surgeries performed monthly in the US in 2006.

Chris Jordan Running the Numbers. Source: http://www.chrisjordan.com/gallery/rtn/#barbie-dolls

Another artist, Marc Quinn, is a British artist who often does sculptures that portray the “preoccupation with the mutability of the body and the dualisms that define human life: spiritual and physical, surface and depth, cerebral and sexual.” using materials such as ice and glass, marble or lead. A lot of his work is in abstract or figurative form. Some recent works he has done depict the actress Pamela Anderson and adult entertainer Chelsea Charms. Both have had Breast-augmentation.

Bibliography

Wikipedia Marc Quinn:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_Quinn 
Wikipedia Chris Jordan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Jordan_(artist)
Chris Jordan Running the Numbers: http://www.chrisjordan.com/gallery/rtn/#barbie-dolls 
Marc Quinn: http://www.marcquinn.com/ 
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