Monday, August 29, 2005

trapped angels

Meet the resin angel and plastic goddess captured and kept prisoner in a show window of a cheapy gift shop... An anti-consumerism advocate would say that this is another evidence of sweeping consumerism, that appropriates everything, invoking desire to own everything, even religious symbols and creatures of archetypical imagination.

dreamy savior
dreamy savior

queen of discotech
goddess of discotech

I don't know who in the world would want to decorate her living room with these creations, but judging from the persistence of the gift shop on a busy street in Rogers Park, they do catch customers' fancy from time to time...


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