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A diamond is forever, so how special is that? Anyone can get a diamond. You can’t destroy the things. But a dinosaur bone? That’s awesome. And it says that your love is an ancient and special thing that can only be destroyed by a worldwide calamity that wipes out an entire species.
As if the facehugger from Alien wasn’t creepy enough, one artist has decided to go out and make himself a Facehugger skeleton. But this thing isn’t just a sculpture, it’s made from actual animal bones.
Ron Bell has been a cinematographer for 25 years, but in his spare time he likes to play with bones. And copper. And aluminum. And glass. What does he do with all these components? Why, he constructs “osteomechanic” sculptures, of course!
This oooey-gooey delicious skeleton is made from the melted down old carcasses of cassette tapes. Artist Brian Dettmer created these guys for an exhibition at the International Museum of Surgical Science, right here in my hometown of Chicago.