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Dan Wood, Toilet Artist: A PoopReport Ex
Submitted by Dave
October 1, 2001, 18 Comments

Across all societies and cultures and borders, people poop. You poop, I poop, George W. Bush poops, the Pope poops. In fact, Abraham Lincoln pooped, George Washington pooped, Christopher Columbus pooped, Julius Ceaser pooped, Jesus pooped. Keep this in mind. We'll get back to it....

CD Review: The Brown Album by Beer Softe
Submitted by Benedict Arnold
September 21, 2001, 3 Comments

Beer Softened Stool The Brown Album Rat Wacker Welcome To The Retard Ball Sensitive Gay Lover Retards Make Good Friends Can't Find a Rubber To Fit Me I Need An Enema Craptacular (click to download mp3s) A nice Grungy start, the lead track appealed greatly to me as a "Rat Wacker...

wdc
Submitted by Dave
August 27, 2001, 0 Comments

WDC (At the Lincoln Memorial), etching, 24"x36", 1996. "Also called The Profane Toilet, this print contrasts the classical columns of the lincoln memorial, Washington, D.C., with the simple molded plastic of the Jiffy John, foreground." Image copyright by Dan Wood.

wc2
Submitted by Dave
August 27, 2001, 0 Comments

WC2 (Homage to Bob Brown), etching with chin colle, 42"x60", 1994. "An homage, through toilets, to poet Bob Brown. The quoted poem, from 1450-1950, reads: "Art Pictures on toilet walls bed bugs and angle worms drawings of children innocent incest guns an exhibition in an insane asylum"....

wasp
Submitted by Dave
August 27, 2001, 0 Comments

Wasp Toilet, offset lithograph, 10"x13", 1994. "An update on the Roman Toilet, this time from eighteenth century Newport, Rhode Island. This demonstrates the fancier ornamentation of the private commode, as well as its taboo nature, as the toilet seat is hidden by a cushion when not in use...

urinalflatfront
Submitted by Dave
August 27, 2001, 0 Comments

The Longest Urinal in the World, offset lithography and letterpress, artist's book, 9"x18" flat, 2000. "Taking the occasion of the New York City Marathon, this print again visits the state of public sewage removal as we enter a new millenium. Using a gravity flush system similar to roman...

urinalflatinside
Submitted by Dave
August 27, 2001, 0 Comments

The Longest Urinal in the World, offset lithography and letterpress, artist's book, 9"x18" flat, 2000. "Taking the occasion of the New York City Marathon, this print again visits the state of public sewage removal as we enter a new millenium. Using a gravity flush system similar to roman...

two
Submitted by Dave
August 27, 2001, 0 Comments

Two Toilets Facing Lincoln Through the Cherry Blossoms, letterpress, 9.5"x13", 2001. "The view from Lincoln's porch one day in 1996. A celebration of toilets and printing." Image copyright by Dan Wood.

portolet
Submitted by Dave
August 27, 2001, 0 Comments

Portolet (from the series Portojohns of the Million Man March), etching, 24"x30", 1996. "Another image from the Portojohns... series, continuing the focus on individual portojohn portraits." Image copyright by Dan Wood.

portojohns
Submitted by Dave
August 27, 2001, 0 Comments

Portojohns of the Million Man March, offset lithograph and letterpress, 12"x18", 1996. "A collaboration with Anne Tait, using images of portable toilets and genes at the time of the Million Man March in Washington, D.C." Image copyright by Dan Wood.

ilfrigo
Submitted by Dave
August 27, 2001, 0 Comments

Il Frigo (from the series Portojohns of the Million Man March), etching, 24"x30", 1996. "Another image from the Portojohns... series, this time focusing on individual portojohn portraits, highlighting the variety of toilet structures in use at the end of the twentieth century." Image...

circolo
Submitted by Dave
August 27, 2001, 0 Comments

Circolo Filosofico (Roman Toilet), etching, 24"x30", 1993. "This is the first toilet print I made, printed while I was studying in Rome. The image is a rubing from a 2nd or 3rd century AD public toilet from Ostia Antica, a port city outside of Rome. The initials S.P.Q.R. (Senators and People...

dan1
Submitted by Dave
August 27, 2001, 0 Comments

Toilet artist Dan Wood, holding a print of "Two Toilets Facing Lincoln Through The Cherry Blossoms."

dan2
Submitted by Dave
August 27, 2001, 0 Comments

Toilet artist Dan Wood, holding a print of "Two Dan again, holding "Portojohns of The Million Man March Traversed by Chromosomes at High Speed."

christiania
Submitted by Dave
August 27, 2001, 0 Comments

Christiania, etching and silkscreen with chin colle, 32"x72", 1994. "Another print from the toilets of the world series, this one from the twentieth century in Christiania, a squatters village outside of Copenhagen, Denmark." Image copyright by Dan Wood.

cccpwcmir
Submitted by Dave
August 27, 2001, 0 Comments

Homage to the Unknown Russian Toilet, etching and silkscreen on lead, 8'x5'x4', 1994. A monumental sculpture in memory of the fallen russian toilet (where did that negative come from...) Image copyright by Dan Wood.

The Transcendence of Shit: A Global Pers
Submitted by Colin Charles
August 10, 2001, 2 Comments

...continued from part I. In a magazine called Lovely Jubbly I read a strange article concerning the possible connection between shit and the invention of the alphabet. Original man, the article informed, was enchanted at the sight of his daily output. Driven by pride, he strove to find meaning....

The Transcendence of Shit: A Global Pers
Submitted by Colin Charles
August 9, 2001, 9 Comments

What would you prefer, a good fuck or a good shit? That's the opening line of a joke I heard in Jo'burg. The punchline is that a good shit is more enjoyable because you don't have to hug it for two hours after you've had it. Hmm. That says a lot about Jo'burgers and their sense of humour. What...

The Tao of Poo: The Unbearable Lightness
Submitted by Dave
July 25, 2001, 2 Comments

The following passage is taken from The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera. English translation copyright ©1984 by Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc. You should buy this book! Did you read part II? ----- In the fourth century, Saint Jerome completely rejected the notion that...

The Tao of Poo: The Unbearable Lightness
Submitted by Dave
July 24, 2001, 7 Comments

The following passage is taken from The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera. English translation copyright ©1984 by Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc. You should buy this book! Did you read part I? ----- When I was small and would leaf through the Old Testament retold for...

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