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Tuesday
Mar112014

Curio: Matryoshka Movie Night

Alexa here. The other night, as I watched my daughter play with a set of nesting dolls while watching Ponyo, I realized that it would be great to have a set inspired by the film (with all the characters inside Granmamare, naturally), and the artist to make them would be Irene Hwang.  Irene lives in Queensland, Australia (lucky lady) and spends her free time painting extremely detailed matryoshka dolls with a pop culture theme.  She is also something of a film buff, as these eclectic selections reveal. What makes these so special is her attention to detail, how she includes appropriate accessories for the characters. It is unsurprising that she is Wes Anderson acolyte. You can buy some here; she even accepts custom orders.

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The Royal Tenenbaums


AuditionStar Wars

The Princess Bride

Manos: The Hands of FateThe NeverEnding Story

Ghostbusters

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I find the AUDITION dolls frightening. Though I wish the smallest one had been a bag with a body in it.

March 11, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterNATHANIEL R

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