• Marko Lehanka

    Andreas Schlüter Galerie

    Presented as a pair, the ears hung on the wall at eye-level, with a space between left and right, as if inviting one to insert one’s head into the empty spot. The joke suggested countless snapshots in which extended fingers appear behind someone’s head like rabbit ears to make the subject look ridiculous. But in this piece Marko Lehanka used pig, rather than human ears, which he purchased in an animal-food shop—drying and then decorating them with plant and animal motifs, charming ornamentations, and text. Wooden boards with mottoes burnt into them adorned the walls, next to the pig ears,

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