Life-Size Kanye Jesus Sculpture Appears on Hollywood Boulevard

A everyday living-dimensions, gold sculpture that depicts Kanye West being crucified has appeared in Los Angeles. It’s named “False Idol,” and it was built by L.A. street artist Plastic Jesus. The sculpture does not location West on a cross, but his arms are outstretched, he is carrying a crown of thorns, and he has nails in his hands there also surface to be Yeezy Improve 350 sneakers on his feet. Look at out photos of “False Idol” beneath. Pitchfork has attained out to West’s reps for comment.

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Plastic Jesus said, “[West is] a genius at creating and manufacturing but he’s not a God, and that is where by we place him. Right up until there is an problem in his everyday living or a hiccup in his vocation, then we crucify him.” He elaborated about the sculpture’s message: “By all suggests, handle and regard these individuals are artists, but really don’t make them into gods—because we crucify our gods.” Plastic Jesus also said that it was a collaboration with Ginger—the artist dependable for the nude Trump sculptures that popped up in significant towns this previous summer months.

The statue is on the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea Avenue. On February 24, it will surface at Plastic Jesus’ exhibition with Billy Morrison called Anesthesia: The Art of Oblivion. The showcase (at Gibson Models Sunset in West Hollywood) opens to the community on February twenty five.