Tag: Robert Arneson

Uranus’ Castrated Penis: centiSperm Glazed Ceramic Sculpture

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centiSperm Glazed Ceramic tribute to Robert Arneson and the NorCal Funk Artists

centiSperm Glazed Ceramic tribute to Robert Arneson and the NorCal Funk Artists

The centiSperm was applied to Uranus’ Castrated Penis as a glaze. The sculpture fired well. The centisperm effect is basically un-perceptible. Yet, there is a pearly sheen to the penis of Uranus. Certainly, the ritual process of anointing the lingam, even the lingam forcibly removed, is of discerning taste. Here are some pictures of Uranus’ Castrated Penis. This sculpture is a tribute to Robert Arneson (a former teacher) and the NorCal Funk Artists.

tribute to Robert Arneson and the NorCal Funk Artists

tribute to Robert Arneson and the NorCal Funk Artists

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centiSperm glaze for ceramic sculpture for Uranus’ castrated penis

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I am considering the option of using the centiSperm as a glaze. Not for cupcakes although that came to mind. After electroporating raw centipede DNA into the germ cells, they could be used as a glaze for a fired ceramic sculpture. What came to mind was a sculpture commemorating Uranus’ castrated penis.

The-Castration-of-Uranus-fresco-by-Vasari-Cristofano-Gherardi.-c.-1560-Sala-di-Cosimo-I-Palazzo-Vecchio-Florence

The-Castration-of-Uranus-fresco-by-Vasari-Cristofano-Gherardi.-c.-1560-Sala-di-Cosimo-I-Palazzo-Vecchio-Florence

This is due to the fact that there is no commemoration on Corfu in Greece where Kronos (Titan of Time) cut the penis of his father off. I thought I would make a ceramic sculpture of the flaccid and amputated organ on a column/pedestal of ceramic (not marble). This could honor Robert Arneson, who I studied with at UCD. I suppose it is a form of hysterical male self portrait! After glazing with centiSperm, the sculpture/pedestal dedicated to Uranus’ Penis could be installed on the island of Corfu through the newly formed Corfu Contemporary Museum of Ephemeral Arts.