Twentynine Palms, California: Foreign Body

A giant woman impaled by a log sits atop a shipping container that sells veggie hot dogs. Possibly only on view until May 22, 2022.

Address:
83100 Amboy Rd, Twentynine Palms, CA
Directions:
12 miles east of town, on the north side of Amboy Rd, across from The Palms restaurant.
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Foreign Body.

Foreign Body

The sculpture is located on Amboy Road, at the corner of Palm Road, across from The Palms restaurant.

[Monica, 04/27/2022]

Built by Paloma Varga Weisz; sits atop a shipping container that sells veggie hot dogs, which the artist said was a tribute to roadside eateries with giant statues. Weisz told The Art Newspaper that the log-impaled woman symbolizes "nature going through a human being" and that, "It's important that it's absolutely not clear what's going on."


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