hyperallergic: Have you ever wondered what Michelangelo’s…


Have you ever wondered what Michelangelo’s “David” would look like if it were kneeling and giving a thumbs up, like a wide receiver who just scored a touchdown? Or what if, instead of being paralyzed by existential anguish and intellectual inquiry, Auguste Rodin’s “The Thinker” were an Olympian sprinter? These and other art historical what-ifs could soon be at your fingertips thanks to The Table Museum, a line of action figures based on iconic sculptures from Japanese toy manufacturer FREEing. In addition to “David” and “The Thinker” — available in both bronze and plaster models — the line features a “Venus de Milo,” complete with attachable arms.

“David” and “Venus de Milo” Action Figures Put Art History in Motion

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