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Formaldehyde Restaurant Art

Damien Hirst's Cock and Bull is on Display at Tramshed

— June 20, 2012 — Lifestyle
As unappetizing as it might seem to the squeamish individual, the Cock and Bull sculpture has been recently installed in a new East London restaurant, Tramshed. Not one's typical sculpture, it is a formaldehyde creation, which takes taxidermy to a whole other level. Mark Hix, the owner of Tramshed, must have a stomach of steel to entertain this amazing sculpture.

Created by none-other-than British artist Damien Hirst, who is known for his unique works, the Cock and Bull sculpture features a Hereford cow and cockerel preserved in a steel and glass tank of formaldehyde. It is inspired by Tramshed's menu, which is mainly made up of chicken and beef dishes. Elevated 4 metres above the dining tables, every seat has a view of the impressive Cock and Bull sculpture.
Trend Themes
1. Taxidermy Art - Advancing traditional art by incorporating preserved animals in unique ways.
2. Unconventional Decor - Using unexpected items as decor to create a memorable and thought-provoking ambiance.
3. Art-inspired Menus - Creating menus and dishes that are inspired by and complement works of art.
Industry Implications
1. Fine Dining - Fine dining restaurants can offer a unique experience by incorporating unusual decor.
2. Art Galleries - Art galleries can display taxidermy art to add a unique twist to their exhibitions.
3. Event Planning - Event planners can incorporate taxidermy sculptures to add an unexpected element to events.
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