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Polly Morgan

UK 'fine art taxidermist' Polly Morgan creates works that substitute the settings in which preserved animals are traditionally displayed for less characteristic environments.

Domestic objects and tiny props partially humanise her subjects, placing them in dramatised contexts far removed from the reality of their natural existence.

 

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