/ 20 September 2023

The problem with conceptual artists, a Shrek-tastic shoe, and the world’s best bacon is in Queensland…

Image source: Crocs
Image source: Crocs

A conceptual artist who was commissioned $127,000 to create 2 artworks for a Danish gallery has been ordered by a court to repay the money after he submitted 2 empty frames. He titled the work ‘Take the Money and Run’ and did what it said on the label… 

In an unexpected collaboration some might consider high art, Crocs teamed up with DreamWorks to create the footwear many fans have long been calling for: the Shrek Croc. They’re described as “wonderfully hideous”, which is bang on the mark.

And a family-owned Toowoomba butcher has been named the home of the world’s best bacon at the World Charcuterie Awards. Actually, why isn’t this our lead story?

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