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The Art of Darla Jackson

A small golden shark is hung from the wall like a trophywhile a dark snake weaves its black body around a wall candelabra inPhiladelphia based sculptress Darla Jackson’s darkened menagerie. Made of gypsumcement and distinctly feminine finishing tools such as eye shadow and nailpolish the sculptures often stand-alone or are grouped together withincarefully composed on-site installations. Appearing imbued with a subtlemelancholy, the works sing of childhood’s dark fairytales. View more of thestunning works after the jump.

A small golden shark is hung from the wall like a trophy while a dark snake weaves its black body around a wall candelabra in Philadelphia based sculptress Darla Jackson’s darkened menagerie. Made of gypsum cement and distinctly feminine finishing tools such as eye shadow and nail polish the sculptures often stand-alone or are grouped together within carefully composed on-site installations. Appearing imbued with a subtle melancholy, the works sing of childhood’s dark fairytales. View more of the stunning works below.

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