Tag Archives: Taxidermy

1000 °C

When a fire ripped through Deyrolle, the beloved taxidermy establishment here, early one morning last February, it was as if a dagger had been plunged into the heart of Paris. Elaine Sciolino – From Ashes, Reviving a Place of Wild Dreams After the Deyrolle fire took place, photographer Laurent Bochet was able to photograph the [...]

Posted in Books, Culture, Home, Architecture, and Design | Also tagged , |

Polly Morgan’s Studio

Arrested Motion (a great art blog) was recently able to visit Polly Morgan at her studio in London and it’s interesting to get a view of her projects while they’re being built. Still Birth and some of her other small pieces are available for sale through her online store. Photo by Sven Davis. There are [...]

Posted in Culture, Home, Architecture, and Design | Also tagged , |


Some recent interviews with artist Polly Morgan about her first solo exhibit entitled “Psychopomps“… From nowness: I just chanced upon the word ‘psychopomps.’ It seemed to encapsulate a lot of what I was doing. I was reading a book called Animals, Men and Myth, which was about how humans had harnessed the power of various [...]

Posted in Culture | Also tagged |

Taxidermy Artwork

After decades of neglect, there has been a resurgence of interest in taxidermy. Once seen as being inappropriate and politically incorrect, they’re now seen as avant-garde in the art and interior design worlds.

Posted in Culture | Tagged