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Deborah Simon

The Dancing Rest

A series of faux-bear sculptures fabricated by New York-based artist Deborah Simon.

Simon says ‘Bears are the ultimate stuffed animals; both the iconic plush toy and the prized taxidermy specimen for hunters. Most of all the sculptures deal with vulnerability; the vulnerability that the animals face from environmental degradation, conflicts with people, suburban sprawl and poaching. I particularly find the dichotomy between the defanged, declawed childhood toy and the fierce reality of a top predator fascinating.‘ Simon’s work was recently exhibited at Packer Schopf Gallery for context in Miami coinciding with Art Basel Miami Beach 2013.

photos by dan wonderly

via [designboom]

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