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07.23.10 Bucky Turco

A microbrewery in Scotland mastered the art of shock marketing for the release of their latest brand of beer: The End of History. At 55% alcohol, not only is it the most “alcoholic beer known to man,” but also the bottles come packaged in limited edition dead animal carcasses, which should pretty much enrage everyone […]

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07.14.10 Marina Galperina

Working exclusively with road kill and dead pets donated by their owners, Polly Morgan poses delicate corpses under glass bells. Flocks carry rusted cages, a whole white rat is scooped by a champagne flute and birds learn about death below a miniature chandelier. […]

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04.26.10 Bucky Turco

Bored? In need of a fun fine art project? How about building yourself a disgustingly beautiful cockerfly? Assuming you’re not squeamish about killing insects or have any militant vegan friends to bug you (ha!), all you’ll really need is some household objects, a cockroach and of course a butterfly. Find the rest of the ingredients […]

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02.24.10 Marina Galperina

A somewhat mysterious group exhibition “The Museum of Unnatural History” opens tomorrow at Clamp Art. It appears to feature photography, digital works, dioramas, taxidermy, birds, bears and Twinkie idolization. The museum exhibit spin-off views animals “through a pseudo-scientific lens,” says Brian Camp. Participators include Nicole Hatanaka, Amy Stein, Jill Greenberg, Blake Fitch, Marisol Villaneuva and Animal Logic […]

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06.09.09 Bucky Turco

Rick caters to that anthropomorphic, gun-loving demo that demands their taxidermied woodland creatures carry weapons. |TWBE| […]

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05.22.09 Will Sherman

Roadkill artists and taxidermy enthusiasts gather tonight at 7:30 PM for “Taxidermy to the Dark Side,” a talk and drinks with artist Melissa Dixon at Pete’s Candy Store in Williamsburg. |OCD| […]

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05.20.09 Will Sherman

Since artist Nate Hill is now working with furry costumes and not cadavers, we’ve been on the lookout for new found animal-based art. Ending our hunt, C-Monster shares a studio visit with Lishan Chang, a Taiwanese artist practicing taxidermy on “squirrels, raccoons, hawks, geese and cats,” among other dead creatures harvested off local streets. Sometime […]

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