Category Archives: Celebrity Art

Celebrity Art – Karen Allen Fiber Arts

Karen Allen Fiber Arts

Karen Allen, known for her work in film and theatre, has been a passionate designer and hand knitter since the age of 5. She attended the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City at 17 and later returned in 2002 to study machine knitting technology. In 2003 she opened a design studio near her home in western Massachusetts. Karen designs, handmakes and oversees every pattern, fabric and garment in the collection.”

Visit Karen’s site.

Paris Hilton Autopsy

While I am no fan of Paris Hilton, I am a fan of Daniel Edwards. His sculpture Paris Hilton Autopsy is beautiful. The gallery press release describes the sculpture as follows:

An interactive Public Service Announcement featuring the graphic display of a tiara-wearing, autopsied Paris Hilton with removable innards is designed to warn teenagers of the hazards of underage drinking…The ‘unglamorous’ display which includes support material from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) counters “the disturbingly glamorized trend of Hollywood’s ‘girls gone wild’…

Paris Hilton Autopsy

You should look at the press release to see other views of the sculpture. Edwards has done an excellent job of modeling Hilton’s face.

If you like this sculpture, you’re sure to appreciate his sculpture of Britney Spears.