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10.19.11 Marina Galperina

Stripped skeletal legs jut out of from a soft swamp; bare skulls bloom back into life with sewn skin; fleshy toes dipped in grass crown boney feet — this imagery from artist Matthew Cox traverses from kitsch into captivating. His paradox remixes the masculine, technical, sterile x-rays with the feminine, crafty, tangible embroidery. It’s delightfully […]

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06.28.10 Marina Galperina

The X-rays of Marilyn Monroe’s chest and “pelvis area” sold for $45,000 at an auction in Vegas. Yep, someone somewhere is gloating over Marilyn’s skeleton vagina right now. And someone somewhere is stroking themselves with Michael Jackson’s sequined glove, thinking, well, that was a $190,000 well spent. Yup, not weird at all… […]

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06.21.10 Marina Galperina

Independent toy designer and artist David Foox bridges art and social causes with his first solo show since 2008 at the Michael Lyons Wier gallery. Featuring painted X-rays and vinyl toys custom designed by five guest artists – like a liver-head butcher and lung-head cancer-phobe – David Foox’s cardio-tastic exhibit hopes to raise organ donation […]

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