Gang Member Rugs

Created by artist Renato Garza Cervera out of leather, polyester, polyurethane foam, glass eyes, and paint. Cervera explains that rugs used to represent fierce creatures such as lions, tigers, or bears. So he decided to create rugs that show fierce creatures with more contemporary relevance.

He goes on to say that his rugs represent "Calibanization" (as in, the character Caliban from Shakespeare's The Tempest). "It's an aesthetic consideration of collective political, social and psychological mechanisms and patterns." More info:

     Posted By: Alex - Sat Nov 28, 2015
     Category: Art | Furniture

If it ain't real leather then what good is it?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 11/28/15 at 09:43 AM
It would be simpler to use the real thing and he could make some"long pork" stew while he was at it.
Posted by BMN on 11/28/15 at 03:22 PM
Gross! I could swear we had this up before, but maybe I just saw it somewhere else. Creepy!
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 11/29/15 at 01:25 AM
How bout we pitch in and buy them for police stations as a public art project?!
Posted by Tyrusguy on 11/29/15 at 10:20 PM
Just realized, its not authentic. There is a missing part.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 11/30/15 at 06:15 AM
Yeah, but he made sure to leave the a hole.
Posted by GFinKS on 11/30/15 at 10:20 AM
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 11/30/15 at 12:05 PM
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