Ute Tailgate Art
CLICK). It cleverly creates the optical illusion of a bound and gagged woman with a shovel laid across her body, apparently destined for murder and burial. It's caused ructions in Townsville, Australia, and the police were called in. They say there's nothing they can do about the offensive image, because there are no criminal laws against bad taste. Appalling joke in the worst possible taste or not, it's a terrific example of trompe l'oeil. I'd love to see more of the unknown artist's work.