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A Marble Floor Made of . . . Salami?

I was checking out one of my favorite websites when I came across some gasp-worthy food art. Belgian contemporary artist Wim Delvoye has created a marble floor with salami. Upon first sight of the piece, I was simultaneously wowed by the Delvoye's creativity and . . . hungry.

I already consider food art, but this installation made me consider art as food. Alas, it turns out the patterns are actually made of C prints of the meat (not actual meat) so it couldn't be eaten anyway. What do you think of it? Would you want an inedible marble salami floor?

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Soniabonya Soniabonya 8 years
dear goddess, i am now tempted to go to my fridge and eat the salami. nice floor pattern, but marble please :) hehe.
Blackthorne Blackthorne 8 years
Well, for me its a good color for salami but a bad color for my floor.
Jyramiah Jyramiah 8 years
...can you imagine the smell that would give off? Oh lawd.
milosmommy milosmommy 8 years
I think it's awesome.
Bksuga Bksuga 8 years
I think its cool i woudnt eat it but my doggie would!!
Jinx Jinx 8 years
I don't really like it, I think it is ugly. Then again, I don't like salami.
shoneyjoe shoneyjoe 8 years
It's really quite pretty. Impressive...
itsme3683 itsme3683 8 years
It looks a lot like marble!!
nevadamtnbear nevadamtnbear 8 years
That would be classic in a high end specialty butcher/deli store. I can totally envision it ... walking across a floor of salami, proscuitto and mortadella ordering a pound of antipasti. That would be super cool.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
umm...that's just ..um...kind of gross i think. i don't even know how to respond to this one - but eww! i think that he took a lot of time to make something really nice but it's just horrible think about. ick!
partysugar partysugar 8 years
If I were ever to open a Jamon joint in Spain, I would totally get one of these floors.
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
This reminds me of Kate Beckinsale's prosciutto dress.
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