Posted by Jacob Boles
Our bodies are covered in skin. We see it everyday. We feel it, scratch it, peel it, pop it, wash it, and pinch it. We may think about our bodies everyday, but how often do any of us take time to really think about what our skin is, or what it does? What if you could somehow remove yourself from your skin; somehow externalize the external? Would you be embarrassed, surprised, or frightened? Or would you go a step further, doing what several artists have done, and put that skin on display for all to see?
Skin Show, a collaborative, three-person art show currently on display in the Helene Constance Gallery presents you with representations of skin and its structure that will cause you to stop and reconsider just what it is exactly that your body is covered in.