Thursday, December 6, 2012

The Morbid Anatomy Holiday Fair, This Weekend, December 8 and 9, 12-6

This Saturday and Sunday, The Morbid Anatomy Library and Observatory will be hosting our annual Holiday Fair. What will be available for purchase here, you might ask?

Above is a small sampling; from top: Waxwork of "Saint Anne Catherine Emmerich" of wax, real human hair, glass eyes by Sigrid Sarda; Mutant fanged evil vampire devil deer taxidermy mount rogue taxidermy exhibited at La Luz de Jesus Gallery by Katie Innamorato/After Life Anatomy; Chicks in Bell Jar by Amber Jolliffe; Cushions of Curiosity (Throw Pillows) by Elizabeth New; Insect shadow box by Daisy Tainton; Animal death mask by Katie Innamorato/After Life Anatomy; Morbid Anatomy tote bags and Votives, skulls and more from Noble's Exotica. And of course, there will also be beer from our friends at Brooklyn Brewery,
Full details for the fair follow; hope very much to see you there!

Morbid Anatomy and Observatory Holiday Fair
Holiday fair with multiple vendors serving your alternative holiday needs including taxidermy, waxworks, anthropomorphic insect tableaux, and deaccessioned books and artifacts from the Morbid Anatomy Library
Location: Observatory; 543 Union at Nevins, Brooklyn (enter via Proteus Gowanus Gallery)
Dates: Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9
Time: Noon - 6:00 PM
Admission: Free
brooklyn-brewery-logo-gold Beer courtesy of our sponsor Brooklyn Brewery
Please join us on December 8th and 9th for a holiday fair, presented in conjunction with partner space Proteus Gowanus. This is the perfect place to purchase unique, niche, and off-the-beaten-path gifts for those hard-to-please folks on your shopping list.This years iteration will feature the taxidermy of anthropomorphic mouse taxidermy class teacher Sue Jeiven; the artisinal wax works of artist Sigrid Sarda; the insect shadowboxes of Daisy Tainton; taxidermic curiosities by Katie Innamorato and Amber Jolliffe; photography and deaccessioned books and artifacts from the Morbid Anatomy Library, "Andean goodies" from Alastair Noble; anatomical throw pillows by Elizabeth New; and the oddities of Mark Splatter all accompanied by music and beer provided by our sponsor Brooklyn Brewery.
You can find out more about this event by clicking here.

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