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Slapstick sculpture

Erwin Wurm turns people -- striking odd poses, doing funny things -- into works that skewer the self-importance of art

A photo from the series 'Outdoor Sculptures Cahors' is part of Erwin Wurm's exhibition at the Rose Art Museum.
A photo from the series "Outdoor Sculptures Cahors" is part of Erwin Wurm's exhibition at the Rose Art Museum.
By Cate McQuaid
Globe Correspondent / May 26, 2006

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Some see the art world as full of overinflated, egotistical blowhards who place an absurd amount of value on perplexing, meaningless objects. Count artist Erwin Wurm among the skeptics. (Full article: 956 words)

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