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A Better Way to Paint

June 4, 2014

This room may look industrial and spare, but the paint on the walls is anything but. Some might even call it indulgent or even maximalist. Some might even lick it!

 

Because it’s chocolate. CHOCOLATE. Why have we been wasting our time with paint for so long? The entire inside of this Edinburgh farmhouse is coated with 90 lbs. of pure, dark chocolate. Scottish artist Anya Gallaccio is encouraging visitors to taste the walls, which, while not exactly sanitary, sounds pretty great.

Here’s Ms. Gallaccio speaking about and creating the installation:

What do you think, would you lick someone’s wall?

Image from ArtNet

Video from Complex

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