Sculpture of Steve Jobs allegedly contains his trash

Sculpture of Steve Jobs allegedly contains his trash
On display in a Los Angeles gallery next month will be a sculpture of the late Steve Jobs, holding an Apple iPhone in his hand. That might not sound unusual, for even in death Jobs remains a controversial figure whose influence continues to this day at the company he co-founded. But the interesting (or creepy, depending on your outlook) thing about this work of art is that it is partially made from trash stolen from Jobs himself.


The piece is described by Cory Allen Contemporary Art as being painted in a "Apple White finish" with a "recycled resin made up of Steve Jobs' residential trash" which the artist had stolen a few months before the CEO had passed. The sculpture, created by XVALA is expected to be used as a way to protest what is going on at Foxconn, the contract manufacturer in China used by Apple to assemble products like the Apple iPhone and Apple iPad.

If you're, uh, dying to own this piece of art entitled "Think Different," it will be reproduced as a limited edition for sale in "Apple Black" as a way to remember the mass suicides at Foxconn. Obviously, this is not necessarily a tribute to Jobs or to Apple. "Either waiting in line or in an assembly line, Apple is to die for. Unfortunately, Apple thinks it's all the same," said XVALA. "Think Different" will debut at AIS Editions on October 13.

source: PRNewswire via SlashGear

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49 Comments

1. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

Yeah, that's a good picture of Steve :P

23. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Now we are to have a statue made of crap for a guy who introduced iCrap! Ironic :)

27. Maddy

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

Buddy its not a Crap He was a pioneer of computer industry Ipod - changed d world hw v listen 2 music I phone - revolution in mobile world we need to agree that...if it didn't cm into picture, m sure we will b still using a stylus for a touch screen the only thing which I personally don't like about apple is its pricing..we need to respect this guy for what he has done M not a fanboy of apple...i love Nokia but this single phone has changed fate of Nokia which introduces more than 10 phones a year :(

31. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Buddy your info is a bit short-handed! All steve can be credited for is that he was a relentless salesman who had the potential to oversell. I don't know how close you follow tech but technology has a natural evolution and the stylus was going to go, it was just a matter of time. Integrated wireless communications has been around since the 60s therefore Apple is not the maker of stylus-free touch screens. Companies like IBM, Siemens, Motorola (not mobility division), Huawei, ericsson, alcatel define tech infrastructure on the basis of which max telecom tech is based therefore I stated that neither steve nor apple is responsible for inventing stuff. Apple at the end of the day is just another consumer manufacturer! Therefore my case still stands! "The truth will set you free!"

35. Yensane.Membrane

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 30, 2012

You know the truth? Ignorance is a bliss for me then! People like you who can't accept others for contributing to society. A society where everyone has technology already to improve for the better. Oh yeah its all about the other companies in the past! WRONG, just like you said "natural evolution", there is something called "natural selection", of what a human prefers. They are not responsible for inventing stuff? They invented their "own product" is there anything else that is EXACTLY the same Same design? Same OS? Same purpose? Lmao smart remarks though, any salesman can be relentless, a fool for not knowing that. It sickens me, at the end of the day, you are a person with their own opinion, who obviously wouldn't care what anyone says. Maybe if you open your ego, it will set you free..

37. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Hey fanboy I've got news for you! you my friend are truly ignorant. I dont wanna sound like a smart-ass but you make me look real smart cuz you're that dumb! Nw my case.... You say Steve contributed to society??/ How? There are tons of humanitarian people who actually contribute to society but steve my firend was not one of them. He was a good salesperson...period! Second those companies like IBM, Moto,ericsson,etc you call in the past aren't in the past. They are alive and behind-the-scenes for whatever turn telecom technology takes. Get your head out of your a$$! Companies like samsung (which i like :) and apple are just consumer goods manufacturer not innovators! Third. Natural selection? WTF? we aren't in biology class. i used natural evolution in context buddy. I didnt just spurt some random stuff like you just for arguement sake! And I agree with your 'what humans prefer' ideal therefore my previous comment was my opinion based on what i prefer! Why do you have to be a fanboy and bash it?? Fourth there is no stuff like apple's as you said. Nobody wants a piece of iCrap...so why will they make stuff like that??? and even if someone did Rotten Apple will be just anti-competitive and sue them! So its not worth the effort to make stuff like thiers or steve's! Fifth. I am neither egotistical nor narcisstic. As you said I am a person of my own opinion. Arent we all? Only a fool like you, the apple sheep dont have own opinions because they are too freakin' dumb and they dont have a mind of their own! Since they dont have their own opinion they also dont have any self-respect or self-esteem! Develop an opinion like me and be your own man! Man up for once! CONCLUSION: The phenomenon you just experienced while reading my comment is called "You a$$ just got owned by ME!"

39. Maddy

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

lol...what a strange person..!!! K mate let me make it very simple for you.... Just name single samsung TOUCH screen phone that was there before iphone..!!! ????? not just samsung give me some phone that was as smooth as iphone before 2007 ???? If you cant name any..then u need to shut and agree (UR) so called icrap did some thing rev... Nobody's gonna save your a$$ except for you

45. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Maddy buddy my a$$ don't need saving :) oh yeah before iPhone HTC was already making toch screen phones and before that around 15 years ago there were touch tablets existing from IBM!!! I am not bashing Apple...I am just saying it as it is. Consumer manufacturers like Apple or any other consumer manufacturer company are not innovators. Get your heads out of your a$$e$ fanboys! I did the naming part for you...as for the smooth part that's just natural evolution of tech.If you make something today like a biometric scanner then its pretty obvious companies are going to produce better scanners in future...so if someone made touchscreens first hten it was only a matter of time before someone made a smooth touchscreen! I have been kind to you in this comment...appreciate it while it lasts or your candy-a$$ will get owned :)

47. Maddy

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

Heil Hitler..!!!

48. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

WTF? You are a fanboy, a troll and a nazi??!!! Man you apple sheep just keep gettin weirder and weirder! oh oh by the way did i also mention that you were a mega sized jacka$$!

49. Maddy

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

my friend just relax...i never told m a fanboy.... seriously u never understood wat m trying 2 say....lol ..!!!! I dont wanna get myself dirt by throwing stone over mud... :)

50. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

oh dude this is me relaxed. i just come on too strong for weak people like you to handle :) i didnt understand what you were tryin to say? hmmm funny my second comment on the post was informative and i added a dash of humor to which you chumps responded...and i didnt understand...buddy its ok i do understand...your sorry condition! and i am mud...i get it so yyou dont want mud on you...FUNNY how that comes from a guy who is made of crap and full of $hit...a mud makeover might be the facelift you need :)

43. gregoryyy3 unregistered

Agreed. These people area joke. If it wasn't for Steve Jobs there precious little android wouldn't exist.

46. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

who are you? hmmm just another big a$$ fanboy waiting to BUTT in :) ok chump let me make it simple...read my previous comment and get some sense knocked into your pea-brain before commenting again! I am doing this as a public service to you :)

51. Jobes

Posts: 364; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Because Steve invented it? Spearheaded it? Created the idea of it? Go take a bath with your electronics.

29. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

"Either waiting in line or in an assembly line, Apple is to die for. Unfortunately, Apple thinks it's all the same," sounds right.

34. MISTER.H

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

No wonder ever-one hates, and dislikes him!

2. AlexYouOC

Posts: 53; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Its some sick ass people in this world smh

3. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

I swear, even hardcore Christians don't worship God as crazily as iFans worship Steve Jobs...

5. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

hahahahaha.....

7. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

From the article: "Obviously, this is not necessarily a tribute to Jobs or to Apple. "Either waiting in line or in an assembly line, Apple is to die for. Unfortunately, Apple thinks it's all the same," said XVALA.

18. MISTER.H

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

OMG that was so funny and true, well said, and wizely. +1 from me.

19. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

LoLoLoLoL !!!! +2 for you !!!! :-)

42. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

@frydaexiii BS, hardcore religious people are the worst thing walking this planet.

4. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

This is freaky !!

9. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

Nice, he collected trash to make more trash and wound up with iTrash.

12. Slammer

Posts: 1515; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

Obviously a hater's artwork. They gave Steve a big head for is ego and small iPhone due to offering only a 4" screen.

14. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

This literally made me lol. +1!

16. iconic123

Posts: 6; Member since: Sep 30, 2012

Even though apple is not worth anything ,i think its better at the time of jobs. #just saying.

20. Droiddoes unregistered

It's pretty obvious the statue contains his trash. It's right there in his hand, pretty obvious.

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