Butt… it’s just not art

I’ve only just discovered Jonathan Jones and his interesting art focussed articles, and I was particularly smitten by this one. It wasn’t just because I get a giggle out of butt plugs – don’t get me wrong I’m a sucker for a butt plug joke, but it was also the concept of a little dig at Parisian prudishness from a Brit. I think the edifying moment in this article is when he points out, that while the majority of people wouldn’t realise the massive sculpture was a butt plug, the Parisian community had it sussed in a nanosecond. Sly dig number two – does that make Parisian’s dirty lovers? So… the question I have to pose is – are Parisian’s prudish because they know a butt plug when they see one? Just asking…

Read the article here