Comparative Guts

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The Gut / Der Darm

Anetta Mona Chisa & Lucia Tkacova
public sculpture, Schillerplatz, Chemnitz (part of the project Gegenwarten | Presences), photographed by the artist

The Gut is the organ that renders Marx’s body in the city that holds the largest sculpture of Marx’s head in the world – Karl-Marx-Monument. The actual head is over 7.1 meters tall, and in total the bust weighs 40 tons and stands over 13 meters high. The Gut represents Karl Marx’s large intestine and is made in a size proportional to Marx’s head (The Gut / Der Darm. Public sculpture, Schillerplatz, Chemnitz)

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