Cosima von Bonin's stuffed animals have become emblematic of her practice; lazy fluffy creatures populate her shows in attitudes of repose and recreation, from sloths to mussels on skateboards to octopi on beach towels. Von Bonin's craft is deceptively superficial, and beneath its layers of playfulness there is a palpable sense of something more sinister lurking beneath the surface. The artist hangs her trademark toys on what look like… Read more
About the artwork
Recalling exactly the shape of a rolling pin, this stainless steel piece in rainbow colors turns a household item into an artwork. Humorously released with the statement "Take the pastry of concept, roll it out with the colors of the rainbow, and serve it up with a dollop of debate", this limited edition multiple conveys von Bonin's lighthearted appropriation of quotidian objects as well as her signature bright color palette.