Weekly art websites: art inspired by babies
Wednesday 04 August 2010
This week's selection of websites features artists that use babies as a recurring motif within their works.
Mila's Daydreams - http://milasdaydreams.blogspot.com/
Inspired by her baby's daydreams, former advertising copywriter and concept designer Adele Enersen, constructs whimsical scenes around her sleeping baby using just material, clothing and a few props.
Camille Allen - http://www.camilleallen.com/index.htm
Canadian sculptor Camille Allen crafts miniature and life-sized babies out of doll sculptor's clay and mohair.
Jill Greenberg - http://www.manipulator.com/personal-work/photos/end-times#/
The "End Times" photography series shot by Canadian artist Jill Greenberg (aka "Manipulator") captures the honesty and raw emotion of crying children.
Ron Mueck - http://www.flickr.com/photos/brooklyn_museum/sets/72157594352071092/
Australian-born hyper-realist artist Ron Mueck creates sculptures of babies that are so close to reality that, were it not for their exaggerated size, you might find it hard to believe you are not looking at the real thing.
Anne Geddes - http://www.annegeddes.com/
Perhaps one of the world's most well-known baby photographers, Anne Geddes is renowned for her highly stylized photos of babies.
Glenda Ewart - http://bestbookmarks.co.cc/amazing/glenda-ewart-realistic-dolls-of-reborn-babies
Glenda Ewart's "reborn babies" are so lifelike they border on being creepy. Hyper-realistic dolls crafted by the Irish artist are made using more than 20,000 strands of fine mohair and many layers of paint - they even have that "baby scent."
Jon Beinart - http://jonbeinart.com/
Jon Beinart is an artist best known for his "Toddlerpede" creations. His sculptures are made from hundreds of plastic baby dolls.
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