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Flesh Dress stars at Halifax art show

A new show at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia staring the Flesh Dress is exploring the concept of skin.

Meat Dress steals show at Halifax art show

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The Meat Dress that has toured the world for more than 20 years has arrived to star in a Halifax art show. 2:13

A new show at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia starring the Flesh Dress is exploring the concept of skin.

Skin: The Seduction of Surface, hosts a thought-provoking array of sculptures exploring race, religion, identity and sexuality. One of the more famous works is Vanitas: Flesh Dress for an Albino Anoretic by Jana Sterbak.

"If the work is very successful, then it always raises some questions," the Montreal artist told a befuddled Rob Gordon of the CBC.

Sterbak won a 2012 Governor General's Award in Visual Arts and Media for her work.

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