Cotton Woolly Mam-Moth (Separated)


Medium: McDonalds Happy Meal soft toy

Dimensions: Woolly Mammoth 230w x 150d x 230h mm – Moth – 100w x 90d x 60h mm

Date: 2008 – 09

‘Cotton Woolly Mam-Moth (separated) is meant as a send-up of Damien Hirst’s 1993 piece ‘Mother and Child Divided’ – taking a McDonalds soft toy and removing its outer layer, creating two separate elements – a moth from its inside-out skin and a cotton woolly mammoth from its expanded stuffing.