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Porky Celeb Portraits

The Bacon Kevin Bacon Statue Will Raise Money for Charity

— October 1, 2010 — Lifestyle
Who knew pork parts could be so...artistic? Well, you just have to take a look at the 'Bacon Kevin Bacon' Statue. A clever portrait pun on this famous actor's name, it makes me wonder what Kevin Bacon would think of this tribute once he learns of it.

Yet at certain angles, the Bacon Kevin Bacon Statue looks more like Conan O'Brien. I think it's the hair. Artist Mike Lahue was commissioned by Seattle company J&D Foods to create this unique bust. It goes on sale today on eBay to benefit Ashley’s Team, a group that helps children with cancer and their families.
Trend Themes
1. Bacon-inspired Art - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Explore the intersection of food and art by creating unique sculptures or paintings using bacon.
2. Punny Portraits - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop a line of products or services that playfully combine celebrity names with visual puns.
3. Charitable Art Auctions - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Utilize online platforms to create art auctions that benefit charitable organizations, connecting artists, buyers, and causes.
Industry Implications
1. Art & Design - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Integrate unconventional materials or themes into traditional art forms to create novel and attention-grabbing pieces.
2. Food & Beverage - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Experiment with incorporating food items into unconventional product categories, such as creating food-inspired artworks or food-themed merchandise.
3. Non-profit & Philanthropy - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop innovative fundraising initiatives that engage artists and collectors to support charitable causes, leveraging online platforms and new marketing strategies.
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