Wunderkammer!: Damien Hirst’s “Signification” Is Cabinet Full of Taxidermy & Cleaning Products

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A new sculpture and a corresponding group of works by Damien Hirst in collaboration with Deyrolle, Paris's legendary house of taxidermy and natural sciences is on the auction site, Paddle 8. Hirst has a fascination with natural history, from halved cows, suspended sharks and ... See the Rest

Art Break: Peter Gronquist’s Horn Sculptures

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From Cosas Cool: "The evolution of desire through greed and consumerism is explored with a bit of irony and humor in the artist’s large-scale works, where taxidermied animals have their antlers sculpted into objects like replica weaponry or corporate logos, often before being ... See the Rest

Look! Up in the Sky! It’s a… Cat ‘Copter?


From The DW: "When Dutch artist Bart Jansen’s beloved cat was killed by a car, he did what any mourning owner of a cat named Orville would do: He had his pet taxidermied and attached it to propellers. Now Orville — oops, Orvillecopter — is 'flying with the birds… Oh how he loved ... See the Rest

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Tune for Today: Patrick Wolf’s “Together”

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The song's just OK, but it's the taxidermied shoulder pads that are making me moist. ... See the Rest

Zsa Zsa prepares to be stuffed and mounted

Prince von A-hole, the husband of ailing Hollywood legend Zsa Zsa Gabor, wants to have his beloved wife plastinated by Body Worlds founder Gunther von Hagens when she kicks the bucket. "My wife has always dreamed that her beauty would be immortal," Frederic von Anhalt said, "I ... See the Rest

beaded beasts

Pinning sequins to taxidermied animals might seem like a tweaker project for gay serial killers,  but it's actually the work of Parisian artist Sandra Musy. They can be purchased through Arty Dandy (via If It's Hip It's Here) ... See the Rest