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Conventional Wisdom: World Taxidermy & Fish Carving Championships
We recently took you to the Association of Lincoln Presenters annual assembly, by way of photographer Arthur Drooker's camera lens. Drooker has been dropping by some of the convention industry's most eccentric gatherings in an effort to capture never...
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The Breathless Zoo
Taxidermy has risen in the contemporary design scene over recent years, mounted on the walls of shops and restaurants as well as defining a certain throwback aesthetic in modern homes. The venerable form of animal preservation marries actual scientific...
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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf
A collection of new works opens today at the David Zwirner Gallery in New York City, showcasing the creative talents of Adel Abdessemed. The Algerian-born artist tackles a range of materials and mediums in a collection focusing on themes of violence...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Peter Varga Concept Bicycles Beginning with a Master's Degree project in 2007, Slovakian designer Peter Varga has continued each year to produce unconventionally intelligent bikes. Highlighted on Selectism, Varga's bikes have won several awards...
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1000ยบ C: Deyrolle
by Zeva Bellel In the wee morning hours of 1 February 2008, a four-alarm fire ravaged 1000º C: Deyrolle documents the aftermath with hauntingly beautiful images of the shop. “The scene had a Pompeii feeling to it, almost like...
DESIGN
Julia DeVille: Cineraria
Taxidermist, jewelry designer and artist Julia DeVille creates the type of wearable art rarely seen from other labels. Focused on working as a full-time artist, her exhibition "Cineraria" currently on display at Sophie Gannon Gallery in...
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Jeanie M.
Jeanie M. is an artist and taxidermist from San Francisco. After several years photographing roadkill a friend (?) passed along a dead mouse that their snake passed on. She took this as a sign and started making whimsical scenes with small animals...
DESIGN
Making Time
Featured earlier this week for its ReadyMade Store has a few other items that piqued our interest. One is their Clock Kit, which allows you to make your own unique timepiece from just about anything. Basically a box of parts, the kit includes everything...
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Afke Golsteijn
Dutch artist Afke Golsteijn isn't the first to work with dead animals as her medium, but none quite achieve the same sweetly creepy aesthetic that comes from her joining of taxidermy and finely wrought details. Equal parts Edgar Allan Poe, Grimm...
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