Images and Text by LaVonne Salle.
You’ve probably heard me say this before – I enjoy saying it all the time especially when I am being interviewed for TV or the newspaper – but I’ll say it again now:
Nipples Are My Specialty
I have perfected altered barbie doll nipples. And it’s your lucky day because I am about to give you my nipple knowledge right here in an OOAK Barbie Nipple Tutorial!
Barbie can be very polarizing, but so can good art. Artist, Catherine Théry re-created famous pieces of art using hand-painted Barbie dolls, usually to replace men. Her goal was to raise questions about beauty, intelligence, and women’s place in society – past and present.
These re-creations were exhibited at Teodora in Paris. The exhibit was titled “Not the ones you think”.
Full disclosure: I had this mommy-to-be Judith doll from 1991 and loved it as a child.
In an episode of “They Actually Made That” the host shows us Judith and all all her bells and whistles. He is less than impressed (actually, he seems really creeped out), but I still think she’s kind of cool.… Keep Reading!!!
Artist Annette Thas recently flew home to Belgium to visit her sister, who had taken ill. It was there that positive memories of her childhood came flooding back.
Thas wanted to channel her emotion into an art piece.… Keep Reading!!!
Some of you may remember when illustrator Nickolay Lamm created a “Barbie” with average human female body proportions. The side-by-side image of Barbie next to “average Barbie” was so shocking that the photo quickly went viral.
Lamm was overwhelmed by the response from parents asking where they could purchase this doll. To address the obvious demand, he created “Lammily,” the first fashion doll with average teenage female proportions.
Lammily promotes health and wellness, and … Keep Reading!!!
They must have missed Amazonia Barbie in 2009:
It seems Mattel’s 2012 “Mexico Barbie Doll” has been criticized for being offensive because the doll comes with a pink passport and Chihuahua:
Critics are claiming that the passport is touching on immigration issues. However, every doll from their new design concept comes with a … Keep Reading!!!