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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 in visual culture.  ...  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 patterned with doll-like joints. As you can see in the photos below, the effect is pretty disturbing. ...  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 people they portray.  ...  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. Shimizu is deeply inspired by the Surrealist movement, especially Nazi-hating Dadaist, photographer ...  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 intentions of the industry of music, film, fine arts, politics, religions... These representations ...  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 breastfeeding doll didn't come consciously. I'm a member of a mothers' group that's comprised of very ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017