Tag: dolls

Marta Smith: Deconstructing the Female Image

Fibre artist Marta Smith’s eclectic dolls captivated me during the Prince Edward County Studio Tour.  Her jam-packed studio is filled with exquisite fabric, found objects and accessories that make you want to pull out all the bins and explore every scrap.  A former teacher, she was also trained […]

Mariana Monteagudo: Not the Average Doll

Mariana Monteagudo’s latex, ceramic and mixed-media dolls reflect Latin American culture and show her attraction to Japanese manga and mass-market toys.  The Miami-based, Venezuelan artist has been creating the Munecas (dolls) for 15 years. Monteagudo opened a new show (Humanoid) at Galería El Museo, Bogotá, this month, running […]