This is interesting… Margaux Lange is a jewelry maker who is obsessed and fascinated with Barbie. She makes jewelry using Barbie parts. She says, “I enjoy the funny juxtaposition of wearing the body, on the body. Barbie has become the accessory instead of being accessorized.” What stands out the most for me about this is how a commodity (Barbie) becomes commodified. She is dismembered and no longer stands as an intact doll but rather disposable parts that can be removed and re-moved (as in moved elsewhere). I don’t know, is this feminist art?
Here are some of her pieces: