Friday, February 4, 2011

Exit in Style

Tom Sachs, Chanel Guillotine
Tom Sachs
Chanel Guillotine 
2000 
painted wood, chains, screws, bolts, rope, and metal construction 
49.25 x 41.75 x 40.75 inches
edition of 3



available here (Lot 219)



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25 comments:

Trixie said...

OH MY GOD! Is it wrong that all I can think of is what a nightmare it would be to have that in a house with kids? LOL

What a very strange item. Better be real Chanel because they will SUE YOUR ASS if you try to do knock offs

Miss Absinthe said...

I want to know who buys it!!!

E said...

So hott right now. Like, very 1780s.

Jo said...

Now I really have seen it all!
Not sure why I find a guillotine funny...oh wait...it's a Chanel!

Caitlin said...

What a supremely French way to go!

tulpen said...

But does it really work?

Christi said...

WTF? I want that.

c_vandoorn said...

Marie Antoinette wishes she had this

...love Maegan said...

BAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAH

amazing.

Dancing Branflake said...

What?! I so need to tell the Zhush! She does a Random Chanel Collection.

vint junky said...

Ohhh is this what happens after you've been targeted by the fashion police.
I'll bet they keep a few backstage at the fashion weeks ;)

十十f十 said...

for reals, eh? vint junky's comment made me laugh.

Fashion, Art and other fancies said...

LOL - am I meant to be convinced by this?;-)
Have a fun weekend!

diane said...

Some very funny comments here today. I got nothing, too obsessed with the angle of the blade.

liz said...

dungeon dominatrix's need to be fashionable too. but really, death by fashion? fashion is death? this has..got me speechless.

Jessica said...

Cool, my birthdays in June just saying. Oh and I also want a viking helmet :)

Jennifer Fabulous said...

Talk about going out in style. Har har! ;)

And you know there's going to be Dior Lethal Injection and YSL Electric Chair to follow, right?

chloe said...

I'LL HAVE IT!

Kitty Stampede said...

where Mubarak's head and/or dick belongs. this is insane. who thinks up this shit..hahahaha.

jenna ♥ a little blue said...

sooo wrong, another friend of mine just posted chanel condoms. i am beginning to wonder. :) geeez.

i'm thinking if they had it as an option, i would like a chanel coffin though, that could be nice?!?

SabinePsynopsis said...

Ha! Punishment for fashionistas... I'm sure Karl would love this.

Missy said...

I could use one of these as a scare!

bananas. said...

i'm such a label whore, i just might buy that! haha!!!

hope you had a great weekend lady! i'm so proud of you for watching the superbowl. you're moving up on my cool meter...though you've always been on the top. awww!

Melanie's Randomness said...

A Chanel guillotine??? Oh brother...

hope505 said...

uhmm...hello? no matching double-C logo head-catching basket? It has to come with a basket...is it just not pictured? *heehee! Don't expect me to spend extra on an accessory, Chanel, this should come with a basket!