Taxidermy birds with hairdos

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Friday 6 December 2013

I’m not sure how I feel about this, but it certainly deserves a second look. ‘Using mixed materials like plumage, hair, gold, and paint’, New Zealand artist Karley Fever creates ‘exotic creatures and nests with a strangely familiar and surreal aesthetic’. Surreal is right! Some of these birds have extraordinary hairdos such as ponytails, dreadlocks and braids.

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Still Birth exhibition: taxidermy art by Polly Morgan

Bridget Barnett Contributor

By Bridget Barnett in New Art on Wednesday 5 October 2011

Taxidermy, just like its more fashionable sister fur, is not everybody’s thing. If it is (or if you want Halloween to come a little early this year) check out Polly Morgan’s Still Birth exhibition, which could only be more disturbing if the babies were human.

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Enrique Gomez De Molina

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Wednesday 27 April 2011

Enirique Gomez De Molina uses taxidermy techniques to assemble dead animals into completely new and fantastical creatures.

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