See Banksy’s “Pet Store” exhibit in NYC for the last week

Rebel artist Banksy‘s Pet Store exhibit enters its last week starting today, so if you haven’t had the chance to see the creepiness first hand, stop by Seventh Ave. to check it out. The exhibit, featuring a variety of animatronic foodstuffs (and vice versa) closes this Friday and is a dialouge on the treatment of animal’s in today’s culture.

Says Banksy:

” New Yorkers dont care about art, they care about pets. So Im exhibiting them instead. I wanted to make art that questioned our relationship with animals and the ethics and sustainability of factory farming, but it ended up as chicken nuggets singing. I took all the money I made exploiting an animal in my last show and used it to fund a new show about the exploitation of animals. If its art and you can see it from the street, I guess it could still be considered street art.”

So just how creepy is the exhibit? Take a look at some of these chicken nuggets hanging out near the henhouse and tell me that you didn’t just lose your appetite. Yuck.

Quote, with thanks, from FYCgallery.