Posts Tagged ‘taxidermy’

"Psychopomps" exhibition on view: 7/21 - 09/25/10

Our favorite artist/taxidermist, Polly Morgan is currently showing with Haunch of Venison, London.  Her new show Psychopomps features four suspended taxidermy sculptures, each poised between metamorphosis and flight. The pieces are so extravagant and beautiful, no one would be able to mistake the pieces for roadkill (note to Courtney Love’s assistant).

Just because....two older pieces that are not in the exhibition, "Dead Ringer" and "Receiver"


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Anni McKnight, "Untitled", Silver + Taxidermied Mice

Annie McKnight, "Untitled", Silver + Taxidermied Mice

I’m a huge proponent of animal rights and for humans to exhibit humane treatment and respect for all living creatures. That being said, I’m loving what artists, in adherence with taxidermy laws, are doing with dead things lately.

At this summer’s MFA show at CCA, I bumped into the work of graduate, Annie McKnight and found (more…)

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