Artist Daniel Edwards has depicted the former singer nude in a life sized statue giving birth on her hands and knees on a bearskin rug. The free exhibit opened April 7 and ran for two weeks. The sculpture is meant to promote "Pro-Life" and depicts Britney in the pose of a natural birth whereas in reality her son was born with a C-section and the celebrity was heavily drugged.
What makes art controversial? But very often it is because of nudity. There is something about seeing the human body in all its naked splendour that whips elderly churchgoers into a frenzy.
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I considered not posting this one, but I feel I sort of have to. Everyone likes to watch a train wreck, right? I gotta warn you, this is the more graphic shot of the statue where you can see the crown of the baby poking out of her…well, you know.
Someone has actually made a sculpture of Britney Spears giving birth. I wish I could abort the memory of ever having saw this. Use caution.
It's hard not to be cynical in the face of the breathless touting of this piece and its backstory. And since when does featuring in the Google Zeitgeist make one a "right choice" as an inspiration for art? This dedication honors Britney for the rarity of her choice and bravery of her decision," said gallery co-director, Lincoln Capla.
The controversial artwork of the seven months' pregnant reality TV star -- called L. It will form part of Edwards' Celebrity Baby Boomer series, which began in when the artist first depicted a naked pregnant celebrity. To the surprise of the art world, Edwards created a sculpture of a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug see below.
A New York gallery will show an idealized Spears giving birth. Some people are upset that Britney is being used for this subject matter. Others who are pro-life thought this was degrading to their movement.