"Would you like to come upstairs and see my wood?" Mario Philippona is inspired by the woman's form and is interpreting it using undeniably beautiful wood. He recognizes the way women use fashion, fitness and plastic surgery to obtain beauty. He is such a dreamer he uses images from Playboy and then photoshops them before starting a sculpture.
Implications - It is common knowledge that sex sells; however, today's desensitized consumer has taken the appreciation for sensuality and all things associated with sex to another level by incorporating sexual imagery and connotations into almost every facet of life. Though still taboo, blatant sexuality is becoming more widely accepted and may still prove to be a useful strategy when aiming to grab attention.
Sexy Wood Furniture
Going Like Sixty — February 13, 2008 — Eco