Wave Sculpture Made From Barbies

Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes. http://www.andrewsalomone.com

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By Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes. http://www.andrewsalomone.com

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It might take a second for your brain to register that this imposing wave sculpture, by Belgian-born Australia-based artist Annette Thas, is actually made of Barbie dolls. It’s remarkable how seamlessly the dolls’ blonde hair blends in with the sandy beach where it was installed as part of a public exhibition called Scupture By The Sea.

Some of the ideas that informed the making of this wave of Barbies are explained in this thoughtful interview with the artist:

[via Lustik]