Once upon a time, we embarked upon a mission to treat our oldest Barbie to a nice, skin-firming face lift and settled upon the microwave as the best readily available household appliance for the job.* We soon learned that microwaves and Barbie do not play nicely together.
While changing Barbie didn’t work out so well for us, you’ll find plenty of successes in that arena during the Altered Barbie Show opening later this week at Shotwell 50 Studios. Each year, the event showcases the work of artists and Barbie enthusiasts adept at transforming the blond bombshell and her plastic cohorts into new, different and unexpected creations involving everything from butcher knives to Gene Simmons.
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*True story. And, in time, the other Barbies learned to accept their melted-face friend. At least she still had a nice rack.