What I don't understand is why they would think that staging a dead body would make a good tribute. . . or even call it art
I think the dying dog as art is a most horrible act that puts a huge hamper on the word or act of art. If you did anything like that here in the states you would be in jail for a very long time.
Ok, I guess it is my turn to talk about controversial art.
I have seen this show on the "History Channel" and on the "Science Channel". I think this is right on the edge with the chance of crossing the line.
The Artist and Scientist that had "made" the "examples" is named Dr. Gunther von Hagens'. What he has done is taken human and animal bodies, and preserved them with the process of "Plastinization".
He has done this for two reasons.
1. The examples were/are meant for teaching medical student.
He had the idea of doing this because at the time there was a shortage of donated bodies for study.
2. He would be able to re-use them over again, and would be able to show in detail how everything works right down to the smallest of nerves.
The video's are made for TV. The second even tho it is made for TV may offend some. If you watch the video's watch the first video before the other!
Here is a video I found on YouTube here
for the brave
here is how it is done link