Maurizio Cattelan Brings the Headless Horse to Life

By: Tisah Tucknott - Published:   Updated: Apr 4 2011 • References: designboom & gearfuse
Maurizio Cattelan has created a headless horse mantle to express his taxidermy talents.

This weird wall mount has people wondering about the meaning behind this hanging horse.

If you want to see this headless horse taxidermy, it is being shown at a modern art museum called Punta Della Dogana, Venice's newest contemporary art gallery.

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