How shame translates into discomforting works of art
March 6, 2017
Who isn’t familiar with the awful feeling of sinking in shame? Shame is one of the most basic human emotions. It can also manifest itself in a variety of ways, as shown in a new exhibition, "The Inner Skin - Art and Shame," now on show at the Marta museum in Herford until June 4, 2017.
The exhibition presents a variety of works, including paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, video installations and performances that deal with the topic of shame. Click through the gallery above to discover some of these "embarrassing" works of art.