Mom Maria from the PowderBox Girls by Mimi Berlin

Mom Maria from the PowderBox Girls by Mimi Berlin

Mom Maria is one of the PowderBoxGirls made by Mimi Berlin. Like all the other women in this series he has her own story; This is Maria, she is a secluded person and does her job at night in an anonymous way; she covers her face with latex. Maria was a stay-at-home mom by day, but her son just died. She is still in mourning so she visits his grave most of the time, Actually, she visits every day and brings flowers.Mom Maria from the PowderBox Girls by Mimi Berlin

Mom Maria, 2016, Mixed media (plastic cube, 1920s porcelain halfdoll, marked ‘foreign’. Compact powder box ‘Vogue’ 1970s, petit trinketbox with portrait of a boy, latex, oversized pin.) 10 x 10 cm. Continue reading

Empowered Maria Statues by Soasig Chamaillard

Empowered Maria Statues by Soasig Chamaillard

Force rose etc. by Soasig Chamaillard, 2012 (image courtesy of the artist.)

Soasig Chamaillard creates new kinds of Maria statues by altering found ones. Above our favorite ones! Aren’t they Fun?! They are 41 cm high and come as a group. Information on price and availability of the statues  can be found at Galerie Caroline Tresca. The workproces vcan be followed here;

Sample Sale

Next year you really have to join in and splurge at the Gem-Kingdom sample sale!
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But today, (Saturday, 10/12/11, five o’clock) visit the Gem Kingdom Flagship store, at the Huidenstraat 13, Amsterdam, for drinks and nibbles. Mimi Berlin Specials Dreamhomes/Traumhäuser will be revealed! We are exited to meet y’all!!