Barbie and Apollo Belvedere

It seems that man, in the past, in “classical” times, appreciated the human form with reverence…hence, Apollo Belvedere – arguably the epitome of a vision of man, carved in marble and revered by art historians as the most beautiful.  Today we have Barbie and all that that implies – the easy way out, molded and mass produced in plastic and when her useful life is over, she’s tossed.  The works in this group comment, sometimes discreetly, on the issue of beauty and relevance in a technologically oriented world.

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