Coyote Terrarium by Katie Innamorato
The Rogue Taxidermy 2012 Biennial, curated by Robert Marbury, features 24 of the most interesting artists working in taxidermy today. Rogue Taxidermy, a mixed-media art utilizing taxidermy materials, is more closely related to Surrealism than to mainstream taxidermy. The work in this show spans genres and materials to expresses the individual artist’s approach to and love of Natural History and preservation.
The link is probably NSFW and some of the pieces are VERY disturbing. And mesmerizing.
“Dark Dreams from the Horrible Mind of Thing 3” by Mirmy Winn
“Raccoon Head (temporary name)” by Scott Bibus
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