23.01.13 by Jeff

Chanel Guillotine and other sculptures by Tom Sachs

Tom Sachs
Chanel Guillotine (Breakfast Nook) 1998
mixed media

I usually try to feature lesser known artists but I love Tom Sachs’ work too much not to post. These sculptures just become more and more relevant as time goes on.

Tom Sachs

Tiffany Glock (Model 19) 1995
cardboard, thermal adhesive, ink

Tom Sachs

Prada Toilet 1997
cardboard, thermal adhesive

Tom Sachs

Chanel Chain Saw 1996
cardboard, thermal adhesive

Tom Sachs

Hermés Value Meal 1997
cardboard, thermal adhesive

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Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • awesome! so glad you posted this

  • always be knolling.

  • Gabrielle

    Glamorous satires. Wonder if the pieces were intended to be parodies of the companies’ styles themselves–

    Tiffany & Co. is just a “pretty little box” filled with pretty little pieces of metal.
    The Chanel pieces lend to a metallic, mechanic form of feminine brutality, relating to Chanel’s timeless yet innovative (chains and bows, etc) tendencies.
    Prada toilet…maybe this guy just doesn’t dig Prada.
    I really liked the Hermès one. It’s the most upfront commentary on consumerism related to designer brands.

  • imnotgivingmynametoamachine

    a toilet, a chainsaw, and fast food, man this guy deserves a frickin medal, somebody get this guy a bar of gold, maybe he can use it as a reference to sculpt a cardboard replica

  • Goldie Moore

    This Guillotine picture is the one they are using as a propaganda photo, saying the US Government purchased 30,000 of them to kill Americans!





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