Tuesday, June 11, 2013

BEAUTY: Soft Sculpture--Claire Moynihan

Claire Moynihan's life in rural Hertfordshire must inform her lovely, whimsical work. She creates entomology vitrines full of surprisingly realistic insects, bugs, and moths made from felt and embroidery thread. I am put in the mind of the Victorian penchant for collecting animal, vegetable, and mineral specimens for display in cloches and shadow boxes, or "Wunderkammers," cabinets of curiosities...


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