Mystery artist Chemical X has unveiled a new artwork, in collaboration with an unnamed supermodel and the artist Schoony.
Titled The Spirit Of Ecstasy, the piece cost over $1 million to produce and consists of 7,000 privately manufactured ecstasy pills, with a life-sized 3d printed figure as its centerpiece.
The artist has refused to confirm the identity of the model collaborator, only stating that she’s “a British model and actress.” However, as the Evening Standard pointed out, the figure looks remarkably similar to Cara Delevingne, even down to the model’s tattoos.
The work was made as part of Chemical X’s upcoming show, CX300, which will take place in a secret location in London later this month. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Loop, a festival drug-testing charity in the UK.
In other design news, Kristen Liu-Wong launches a new solo exhibition on female strength.
- Photography: Courtesy of the artist