barbie recreations of art classics
 
barbie recreations of art classics
jan 30, 2012

barbie recreations of art classics

‘girl with the pearl earring’ by vermeer, recreated by jocelyne grivaud image via art history guide all barbie images courtesy of the artist

 

 

 

french artist jocelyn grivaud has created the ‘poupée barbie’ collection to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the famous mattel doll. each work reinterprets a famous image pulled from photography, paintings by the masters, stills from powerful films as well as ancient sculpture in form of a barbie standing in as the protagonist. grivaud aimed to rectify the negative representation in modern media barbie received, and instead, portray the iconic doll in varied representation in order to appreciate concepts of both antiquated and modern beauty.

barbie recreations of art classics ‘sylvia’ by otto dix right image via gunther stephan

barbie recreations of art classics ‘olympia’ by edouard manet right image via wikipedia

barbie recreations of art classics ‘l’evidence eternelle’ by rene magritte right image via the menil collection

barbie recreations of art classics bust of nefertiti from 1345 BCE right image via egyptian museum berlin

barbie recreations of art classics ‘le violon d’ingres’ by man ray right image via getty art

barbie recreations of art classics ‘neytiri’ by james cameron right image via take148

barbie recreations of art classics ‘la gioconda” by leonardo da vinci right image via wikipedia

barbie recreations of art classics ‘marylin dyptic’ by andy warhol right image via art history archive

barbie recreations of art classics bob dylan poster by milton glaser of pushpin graphic right image via smithsonian

barbie recreations of art classics guy bourdin right image via michael hoppen contemporary

barbie recreations of art classics ‘le mépris’ film by jean-luc godard right image via julia stelzner

barbie recreations of art classics ‘vénus de milo’ alexandros of antioch right image via art archive

  • Avatar hasn’t earned the title classic and does not belong. But Barbie doesn’t deserve the honor either, so I guess in that, the two are matched well.

    silentsongbird
  • valentina loves this

    valentina
  • each one of the original works of art are unique and differ from one another but the barbie art represantations are
    awfully so similar to each other! they seem to me as they are dead and as they are repeated copies.
    such a horible thing to look at.KIND OF MOULDED CREATURES THEY LOOK LIKE.

    EVA MAVROMICHALI
  • ridiculous

    blah
  • it shows that we lost our souls

    wog
  • I think what make this interesting , is the juxtaposition , that no one else has thought of . That is creativity . And now that the idea has presented itself , of course you could probably do better ,………. or worse !

    lj
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