But the busts also offer another commentary. I started to think about the way we live our lives as a reflection on how we choose to age. Comment on this Story. For Hirshhorn curators, the busts represent an unusual and important commentary on the classical tradition. Unnerved, the stingray makes a dash for freedom but is it too late?
Antoni gave them a different soap bust to replace the older one.
Janine Antoni: Loving Care & Lick and Lather
Comment on this Story. At the Smithsonian Visit. Bound by a common goal—to discover which soap would yield the most stable busts—Antoni and the Hirshhorn team began experimenting. Subscribe or Give a Gift. Janine Antoni has played a leading role in performance and installation art during the past decade. Lick and Lather stands in the same gallery as paintings of male nudes by artists such as Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon.