Make The FIX your homepage

Topless Amy Winehouse sculpture: offensive, or a touching tribute?

Amy Winehouse topless bust
Controversial artist Daniel Edwards has definitely figured out that nudity + celebrity + a little bit of wrongness = success.

One month after creating a nude sculpture of teenagers Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, he's unveiled a naked bust of the late Amy Winehouse.

"I thought of her as a beautifully delicate fairytale princess, waiting to be rescued from fame and addiction, but her prince never came," says Edwards.

"I had always expected to sculpt her portrait, but I was waiting for her to put some of her troubles behind her. She had made me pay attention to contemporary music again."

In the past, Edwards has created artworks of Octomom, Britney Spears, a breastfeeding Angelina Jolie and even Suri Cruise's gold-plated turd.

Is it too soon for him to be tackling Amy Winehouse, even if it is - as he says - a tribute?


advertisement
Most Popular Stories
WTF?! Gwyneth Paltrow is a fan of $50 vagina steams 44837WTF?! Gwyneth Paltrow is a fan of $50 vagina steams Family affair! Khloe Kardashian slams Scott Disick for 'cheating' on her with Kendall 35366Family affair! Khloe Kardashian slams Scott Disick for 'cheating' on her with Kendall Finally! Here's how much Sam Frost's engagement ring sold for today32323Finally! Here's how much Sam Frost's engagement ring sold for today J-Law met Kim K and had a very public screaming fit28319J-Law met Kim K and had a very public screaming fit
ninemsn: CelebrityFix Spotted
Kesha left little to the imagination, posting scantily-clad snaps to social media.
Kesha left little to the imagination, posting scantily-clad snaps to social media.