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10.14.13 Marina Galperina

“Bring back fur! All colors and races,” writes renowned artist Marilyn Minter. She just posted a preview of her new series on her Facebook page. Titled Bush, Mound, Muff, Pelt, Beaver, Thatch, Carpet, and Fur, the c-prints feature a variety of proudly furry mounds, in her signature sensuous light and tone. “Young girls are getting lazered,” Marilyn Minter […]

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02.27.12 Marina Galperina

New York-based artist Shoplifter a.k.a. the Icelandic Hrafnhildur Arnardottir weaves sculptures from human and synthetic hair. Neon fuzz chunks. Hairy typography. A skull sprouting a trollish, spindly tuft. What’s not to love? All inspired by a Victorian memory flower she found at antique shop at seventeen (You saw it on Oddities, admit it), Shoplifter says “hair is the […]

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08.13.10 Marina Galperina

Aw, neat! More dead star parts. Do you want the King’s hair for $15K – not a lock, not a clump, but “thousands of strands” – in a jar from his dead Memphis barber? Bid now! Display amidst your other foul, possibly fake memorabilia, weave the black-dyed pompadour bits into your comb-over for good luck, […]

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