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It's a Gas, Gas, Gas!

We've seen a "Louis Vuitton" grenade -- now bring on the designer gasmasks!

Artist and advertising impresario Diddo Velema makes manifest a portrait of our warfare with ourselves and our ecosystem, in which "fear stems from our extreme desire for authenticity and manifests itself in our collectively insatiable culture of consumption.  Deep down, we are afraid we may never be satisfied." 

Breathing through luxury logos and precious gems probably won't assuage our anxieties -- but a rather sophisticated visual laugh at the idea just might.  In other words, a Gucci gasmask may be the perfect holiday gift for the lady or gentleman who has everything (but probably shouldn't). 

And speaking of perpetual anxieties, note the long version of the legal disclaimer -- it's just art! -- though "copyright infringement" should probably have read "trademark infringement" here.