Perfect Little Machines

In a Midvale strip mall – tucked between a BBQ joint and an insurance company – artist Jean-Michel Arrigona has created a sort of cabinet of natural curiosities.  Some people will be weirded out by the skeletons and carcasses he’s arranged into frames or tableaus at the store.  Others, like Jean-Michel himself, will be captivated and enchanted.   Go check it out – it’s called nātür (it looks fancy but it’s just pronounced ‘nature’) at 94 W 7720 S.


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