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Inspiring Women: Mattel Unveils 17 Barbie Dolls Designed To Be Real-life Role Models For Young Girls
The mattel company, editor of Barbie dolls surveyed 8,000 mothers and found out that 86% of them are worried about what kind of role models their daughters are exposed to. In response, the company has ...  More
Mar. 7, 2018
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Funny, Creepy And Unusual Dissected Toy Sculptures By Jason Freeny
New York-based sculptor and toy designer Jason Freeny creates hand-made dissected toy sculptures that blur the lines between toy design, art, science and teaching. Lego figures, rubber ducks, Barbie ...  More
Mar. 7, 2018
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Marionettes: Fang Tong Pictures Humans Trying To Break Free From Their Strings
'The humans are turned into marionettes and each of the different characters seem to be trying to break the reins of the strings. Overall, this series starts inside of a very realistic scene. Then, ...  More
Feb. 24, 2018
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Plastic Body: Margaux Lange Creative Obsessive Gorgeous Barbie Doll Jewelry
Margaux Lange‚Äôs Plastic Body Series art jewelry collection utilizes salvaged Barbie doll elements in combination with hand-fabricated sterling silver and pigmented resins. The series is a result of ...  More
Feb. 11, 2018
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Play With Me: Grace Banks Documents How Artists Use Dolls To Explore Politics And Gender Issues
In Play With Me: Dolls, Women and Art, journalist Grace Banks explores the work of 40 artists who are united by their shared use of doll-like forms to explore and subvert the representation of women ...  More
Oct. 9, 2017
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Lulu Hashimoto Aka LuluIdoll: Cute, Impressive, Disturbing Human Doll
Lulu Hashimoto aka LuluIdoll is the world's first 'living doll fashion model', and you can actually become her by putting on a realistic body suit consisting of doll head mask, a wig and stockings ...  More
Oct. 1, 2017
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Chinese Model Kina Shen Looks Like A Living Gothic Barbie Doll
What sets Kina apart from all the other pretty young fashionistas on Instagram is her striking look, which people around the globe are likening to a doll.  ...  More
Jul. 18, 2017
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Noel Cruz Repaints Mass-produced Dolls To Bring Them To Life
Noel Cruz is one of the most versatile and distinguished repaint artists in the doll community. He is most recognized for his character & celebrity based dolls due to their uncanny resemblance to the ...  More
Jun. 22, 2017
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Mari Shimizu’s Gorgeous, Haunting Dolls Are Absolutely Captivating
Fantasy doll maker Mari Shimizu hails from Amakusa, Kumamoto Japan where after graduating from Tama Art University, she dedicated herself to creating and photographing her intricate ball-joint dolls. ...  More
Feb. 12, 2017
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IDollz: Dito Von Tease Reimagines Contemporary Pop Idols As Dolls
'In contemporary society, the cult of celebrity influences the identity, the choices and the lives of many people. The mass media are the main creators and amplifiers of this imaginary, following the ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017
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Breastfeeding Barbie By Aussie Doll Artist And Mom Betty Strachan
Brisbane, Australia-based mom Betty Strachan believes the key to erasing the stigma around breastfeeding is education. That's why she's created a breastfeeding doll for kids: 'The decision to make a ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017