Thursday, February 24, 2011

Out of this world: Isabella Blow by Noble and Webster


This is unbelievable. This is a 'portrait' of the late, iconic fashion stylist and troubled genius Isabella Blow, by the duo Noble and Webster. It was donated to the National Portrait Gallery, London, by Blow's estate following her tragic suicide in 2007. It's made of 15 taxidermy animals (including a rat, a snake and a number of birds), and is a reflection on beauty and death... "which embody Blow's own complex preoccupations".
Read more here. I'm COMPLETELY infatuated with it.

2 comments:

Wendy Sice said...

How freakily bizarre...and clever. xx

Rianna said...

It's so hideously ingeneous. I just love it! xo

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