Canadian artist Clem Chen produced a pair of lovely grotesque sculptures by combining bicycle seats with taxidermy, presently on display at the Hot Art Wet City Gallery in Vancouver.
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Morbid Anatomy's Joanna Ebenstein just edited a new book by Dr. Pat Morris about English taxidermist Walter Potter (1835-1918) whose creations are icons of Victorian wunderkammer whimsy. Here's a trailer for the related documentary, a collaboration with Ronni Thomas of The Midnight Archive. Walter Potter's Curious World of Taxidermy
This pleasantly creepy fellow was once the tail end of a deer. Adam Wallacavage
encountered him at Prof. Ouch's Bizarre Bazaar & Odditorium
Stacey Ransom points us to this delightful collection of terrifically bad taxidermy!
Good morning. Here is a high-quality photograph of the taxidermy catcopter Xeni posted video of yesterday. [Cris Toala Olivares / Reuters]
Full list of posts updated Monday, February 6. This is the final update.
Last week, I asked BoingBoing readers to send me images and stories about your favorite museum exhibits—beloved displays and collections squirreled away in museums that might not have a big profile outside your state or region.
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Darick Maasen (facebook
) made this unique ornament
from an antique taxidermied turtle and a pair of chicken wings. [Darick Maasen Art via Kotaku