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Wedded, Shredded, Beheaded… Figurines By Jessica Harrison

When I saw the porcelain figurines of Jessica Harrison, I immediately had to think back to the awesome work of Penny Byrne that I featured here. Harrison’s work is no less amusing, and possibly a bit more disturbing. Her lovely porcelain ladies, … Continue reading

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War Bowl: Dominic Wilcox puts all war in one pot

Dominic Wilcox makes a lovely statement with his War Bowls, showing us all war can fit in one pot. They are made of molten plastic soldiers. The figures he uses are always historically accurate; his bowl is therefor available in … Continue reading

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Stairway to heaven… Marc Barer’s Jewelry

I’m doing a lot of jewelry posts lately… But then, there are so many awesome designers and creators! Marc Barer is a good example. His sterling silver handmade jewelry features mostly intricate staircases with tiny little people on them (but … Continue reading

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Politically Incorrect Figurines by Penny Byrne

I just had to submit these here… The Australian artist Penny Byrne uses old and damaged figurines to construct her own, manipulated ones. Of all her work this chain gang is somewhat my favorite, although she has something for every … Continue reading

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It’s a small world… Selda Okutan’s Figurine Jewelry

Sometimes you have to look a little closer to see the real beauty in something… Selda Okutan designs a whole world of tiny little figurines in her mind-bafflingly simple jewelry pieces… Loneliness, love, desire, pain and confusion… it is all … Continue reading

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Damaged by Expectations: Justin Novak’s “Disfigurines”

It is strange… strange and a little uncomfortable, the art of Justin Novak. In his own words he explains it like this: ‘Whereas the figurine has historically represented the dominant culture’s norms and ideals, the dis-figurines speak of the damage … Continue reading

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