ART & DESIGN

Photos: Doll Face

Artist Laurie Simmons discusses her new show


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Blonde/Pink Dress/ Standing Corner, 2014. Courtesy of the artist.

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Blonde/Pink Dress/Green Room/ Close-Up, 2014. Courtesy of the artist.

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Blue/ Orange Room/ Red Belt, 2014. Courtesy of the artist.

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Brunette/RedDress/Standing Corner, 2014. Courtesy of the artist.

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Yellow Hair/Red Coat/Snow Selfie, 2014. Courtesy of the artist.

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This photo is from Simmons’s new series, How We See, for which she borrowed from the anime convention of painting real eyes on closed eyelids. Two fashion models (a blonde and a red head) were made up to resemble “Doll Girls” – young women who surgically enhance themselves to look like Barbies.