bristle worm

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bristle worm

n
(Animals) a popular name for a polychaete
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The artist's last two major bodies of work were somewhat more connected: The 1967 group of works "Elementi naturali" (Elements of Nature) was based on features of the landscape such as rivers, irrigation channels, plowed fields, and seas; the "Ricostruzione della natura" (Reconstruction of Nature), 1968, included bristle worms made of scouring brushes, and wire-wool sculptures based on objects from Tarzan movies and the comic B.
We find fake fur covering the mushroom and the spider, household brushes forming the bristle worms, and steel wool providing the body of the other works.
On another, he had himself photographed in a field with his bristle worms, sunbathing with them and tending to their needs.