All sorts of artists use all sorts of things to express how Christmas makes them feel. But sometimes they make something so unusual that it is hard to understand the reason behind it…
American artist slapped and artworked vandalised, as right-wing protesters accuse him of ‘humiliating’ Paris
出典：Paul McCarthy 'butt plug' sculpture in Paris provokes rightwing backlash | Art and design | The Guardian
US artist stages response with Father Christmas figurines in chocolate factory at Paris Mint
出典：Paul McCarthy hits back at French critics of his ‘butt plug’ sculpture | Art and design | The Guardian
Famed Los Angeles artist Paul McCarthy was attacked in Paris on Thursday while finishing the installation of his nearly 80-foot tall sculpture, called Tree, outside the Place Vendôme. Paul McCarthy, who contributed this piece to the FIAC’s “Hors Les Murs” program, was punched in the face multiple times by an unknown assailant who was enraged by the nature of the sculpture. Tree, although ambiguously shaped and rather indistinct, happens to distinctly look like either a Brancusi sculpture or, less poetically, like a butt plug.
出典：Paul McCarthy Attacked While Installing Christmas Tree (Butt Plug) Sculpture - Beautiful/Decay
This inflatable “Christmas tree” erected in Paris is making passers-by feel a little uncomfortable.
出典：Giant inflatable 'sex toy' sculpture in Paris is meant to be a Christmas tree | Europe | News | The Independent
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出典：Paul McCarthy Beaten over Butt Plug Sculpture - artnet News
What, I ask you, should one expect if one asks artist Paul McCarthy to create a Christmas tree for the place of honor at a renowned, must-attend art fair? Well, it’s Paul McCarthy, so there are only two possible outcomes:
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This eco-friendly sculpture re-imagines the classic city square decoration.
出典：A Christmas 'Tree' That Projects Videos, Lights, Even Sound - CityLab
As the structure changes from green to red, visual projections also dance within each of the block-like branches, giving the square (and visitors gathering around) a warm glow. 102410241
出典：1024 Architecture’s Abstract LED Christmas Tree Causes Controversy in Brussels 1024 Architecture ABIES electronicus – Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
For architects, Christmas is that special time of the year when even they can afford to stop being rational for a while and indulge into some festive sen...
出典：Christmas Trees by Architects!
<p>1024 Architecture create a futuristic holiday installation in a tiny, remote French village.</p>
出典：Christmas Trees of the Future [Video] | The Creators Project