#1 "Artist" Intentionally Starves Dog to Death as Exhibit
07-21-2008, 07:36 PM
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Costa Rican artiste Guillermo Habacuc Vargas is making headlines for tying a dog from the street in an art gallery as part of an exhibit to starve it to death.
The title of his exhibit "Eres Lo Que Lee" was written across the gallery in dry dog food. The food and a bowl of water were both out of the dog's reach.
Eventually the animal died of starvation. The artist claimed the dog was sick and would have died anyways. Now Vargas has been selected to represent Costa Rica in Visual Arts Biennel of Central Americas 2008. The organizers have...
07-22-2008, 02:45 PM
Wow. This is current. Those dogs are tacos by now.At Coretta Scott King's funeral in early 2006, Ethel Kennedy, the widow of Robert Kennedy, leaned over to him and whispered, "The torch is being passed to you." "A chill went up my spine," Obama told an aide. (Newsweek)
07-22-2008, 02:49 PM
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There was a long thread on this at the time (last year) and it's not certain whether this is true or not. Why is this coming up again?
07-22-2008, 03:12 PM
Snopes updated the story in April of 2008 but the status is still "undetermined".
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