Before I begin my psycho-babble, I swear I am not obsessed with Barbie, I used to be but this was too interesting not to share!
Barbie is known world wide, not only for her insane measurements or long blonde hair and silly smile. A photographer called Sarah Haney has taken that impenetrable plastic smile and put an entirely different spin on it by creating a photo series presents the known doll in some frankly unfamiliar situations, like being apprehended by the police, stripping for money, and nursing a hangover. The black and white, grainy film-still quality of the images lends a haunting, overcast vibe that doesn’t spare Ken, either: he drinks alone at night, has affairs, and dresses in women’s clothing.
It’s fascinating to see the childhood toy depicted in a way that makes her beatific smile seem a bit eerie. What do you think? Its also kinda funny… haha
Have a perfect weekend – don’t behave like Barbie!