'Fallen Princesses': A conceptual artist's ironic look at storybook royalty in modern society

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'Fallen Princess': A conceptual artist's ironic look at storybook royalty in modern society

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Dina Goldstein is a conceptual artist with a background in documentary photography.  She creates visual series that place the mundane and everyday in unusual settings to inspire insight into the human condition. Here's a look at her project “Fallen Princesses” from 2009.

Fallen Princesses” is an ironic look at children’s parables, from Grimm fairy tales to Walt Disney. By placing iconic characters such as Little Red Riding Hood or Snow White in modern situations, the series became a commentary on such everyday scourges as poverty, obesity, cancer and pollution.

This works has been recognized for it's metaphorical and ironical message, which transcends cultural borders and has sparked much conversation and accolades from academics, editors and bloggers around the world.

Click here for a look at her most recent project "In the Dollhouse".

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